Artwork Details for Hiroshige 1, Utagawa (1797-1858) "Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Mini Album)"


Hiroshige 1, Utagawa (1797-1858) - Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Mini Album)

Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Mini Album)
by Hiroshige 1, Utagawa (1797-1858) - 歌川広重

Artist:Hiroshige 1, Utagawa (1797-1858) - 歌川広重
Title:Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Mini Album)
Series:Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido
Date:1833 (this item: c. 1960s)
Publisher:Takamizawa - 高見沢
Medium:Print album
Format:Postcard - 絵葉書, 20 x 13.5cm
Condition:Tatou folder and album: Good condition, wear to corners.
Woodblock prints: Fine condition. No tears, creases, toning, foxing.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9080-Hiroshige
Notes:Presented here is a complete set of Ando Hiroshige's "The 53 Stations of the Tokaido", originally published by Hoeido in 1834. Each woodblock print is in postcard-sized format of 14.5 x 9cm. This lovely album was published by Takamizawa Ukiyo-e Company in the 1960s. Takamizawa is well respected in the woodblock print community, and is considered to be one of the best producers of fine Ukiyo-e and shin-hanga restrike woodblock prints, due to their particularly fine craftsmanship and attention to carving and printing detail. This traditional accordion-style album of postcard prints is a superb example of their work.


The contents of this beautiful album include:


  • 55 postcard-sized woodblock prints of all 53 Tokaido stations plus the 2 terminus stations;

  • Full descriptions of each station in both Japanese and English;

  • Full table of contents in both Japanese and English;

  • Cloth-covered album in traditional accordion style;

  • Cloth-covered tatou folder to protect the set;

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