Hiroshige: Akasaka: A scene at an Inn (tabiyado de’on’na)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Akasaka: A scene at an Inn (tabiyado de’on’na)
Series: Hôeidô Tôkaidô
Beauties freshen up in one room as guests are served refreshment in an adjacent room in this intimate portrait of an inn at Akasaka. Hiroshige depicted street women trying to catch travellers for her inn in the print one before Goyu. Akasaka shows an inn of a better class.
Dimensions: horizontal ôban
Seal: censor’s kiwame
Signature: Hiroshige ga