Hiroshige: Travelers at station Shôno wait for officials to look over their paperwork. From the “Gyôsho Tokaido”.

Hiroshige: Travelers at station Shôno wait for officials to look over their paperwork. From the “Gyôsho Tokaido”.

Utagawa Hiroshige

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Travelers at station Shôno wait for officials to look over their paperwork. From the “Gyôsho Tokaido”.
Series: From Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido in gyôsho style (Tôkaidô gojyû-san tsugi no zu) (Gyôsho Tôkaidô)
Date: 1841-42

In the famous Hôeido series version, station Shôno depicted travellers and farmers dashing over a rainy slope. In this series, Hiroshige picked up the scene at the station. At the station office we see officials busy with paperwork for the waiting travellers. Outside, horses are being readied for the journey ahead. “Shôno: Transferring of passengers and horses” (Shôno: jinba shukutsugi no zu)

Dimensions: aiban
Publisher: Ezaki-ya (seal: Ezaki)
Signature: Hiroshige ga

SKU: HIR216


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