東海道五十三次 土山 春の雨

Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper | 24.1cm | 1834-35

Utagawa Hiroshige

Tsuchiyama—a travelers' station on the road known as the Tōkaidō, in the mountains just before the road ends at Kyoto— is famous for its rain, and rain is central to this print's composition. The gentle melancholy of a spring shower is suggested by d...
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