„Hyakunin isshu“ and the Hiroshige studio: Utagawa Hiroshige and „Hyakunin isshu jokunshō“

Gastbeitrag von Dr. Freya Terryn Nicknamed the ‘artist of mist, snow, and rain’, Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797–1858) is one of the leading creators of the landscape imagery in Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e 浮世絵. In the 1830s he made a name for himself in the genre of topographical views, starting with his meisho-e 名所絵: prints […]