Original Japanese color woodblock
print by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858). Date: c.1832.
Series: ' 53 Stations of the Tokaido' (Tōkaidō
Tokaido serie No. 50. Title: 'Tsuchiyama, haru no ame' (Spring Rain at
Signed: Hiroshige ga. Publisher: Hoeido. Kiwame
censor seal in the left margin.
Oban yoko-e size: 9 1/3" x 14 1/2"
inches. Good impression, color and
Slightly soiled, some minor repairs and very
Good margins and no centerfold.
The head of a daimyo's procession crossing a
torrent by a bridge towards the village,
secluded in a grove of trees,
heavy downpour of rain. This station, situated in
the mountain forest, was known for its exuberant
Against heavy rain, wearing green and red raincoats the
front of the procession of a feudal lord is
crossing a small bridge
torrent, surrounded by high Japanese cypress (or
of the most coveted designs of the horizontal