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Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)

The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road
Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi
Date: ~1838
Publisher: Sanoki
Format: Vertical chūban
Number of Prints: 56/56
References: Stewart, Kunisada Project
In around 1838, Kunisada produced a series of The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road that featured figures of a women in front of a landscape related to the station of the Tokaido. The background landscapes were largely copied from Hiroshige's.G553 r57 Stations of the Tokaidoeat Tokaido.
25 View of Kanaya (Kanaya no zu)

Slightly trimmed on the left and bottom edge. Pin hole in top right corner








original woodblock print, 24.8 x 17.5 cm









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