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No.4 Kanagawa - Embankment

No.4 Kanagawa – Embankment


Artist: Hiroshige, Utagawa (1797-1858)

Title: No.4 Kanagawa – Embankment

Series: The 53 Stations of the Tokaido

Japanese Series: Tokaido gojunsantsugi no uchi

Publisher: Hoeido

Date: Edo Period, c.1833-34

The street is lined with two storey tea houses that provided views across the bay. Waitresses are seen badgering travellers for their custom as they climb upwards on their journey. Similar to ‘No.26 Goyu’, Hiroshige uses humour to provide interest to the landscape composition.


SKU: Japanese Prints 344 Category: