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No.20 Fuchu - Abe River

No.20 Fuchu – Abe River


Artist: Hiroshige, Utagawa (1797-1858)

Title: No.20 Fuchu – Abe River

Series: The 53 Stations of the Tokaido

Japanese Series: Tokaido gojunsantsugi no uchi

Publisher: Hoeido

Date: Edo Period, c.1833-34

Palanquin (kago) bearers are pictured taking travellers across the ford of the Abe River, while opposite porters transfer horses and luggage. The mountain range in the background was where the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate (Tokugawa leyasu), spent his retirement years.


SKU: Japanese Prints 360 Category: