Lake Suwa in Shinano Province

Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858

Lake Suwa in Shinano Province
  • Series : Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji
  • Date : 1858
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 921278
  • Condition : Minor creasing and rubbing; restoration at center of image
  • Dimensions : 13 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches
  • Price : $800

About The Artist

Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858

Go: Ichiryusai, Ichiyusai, Ryusai, Tokaido Utashige. Ukiyo-e painter, printmaker. Lived in Edo; son of an official of the fire department assigned to Edo Castle. Early interest in art, his first teacher Okajima Rinsai; then tried unsuccessfully to enter Utagawa Toyokuni's studio; at about 14 became a pupil of Utagawa Toyohiro. Also studied nanga painting under Ooka Umpo; interested in Western art and the work of the Shijo school. Gave up his hereditary position in the fire department to hi.....

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