The Complete Works of Hiroshige’s “Toukaidou in Vertical Picture” Series

Introduction of the Exhibition

In the exhibition, all the post stations from Nihonbashi Bridge to Kyoto, in Hiroshige’s series “The Famous Places of the Toukaidou Highway” commonly known as “Tate-e Toukaidou (Toukaidou in Vertical Pictures)” will be exhibited. Hiroshige was the artist who established the world of landscape ukiyo-e picture in vertical composition. Enjoy Hiroshige’s ingenious compositions and devices.

53 Stations of the Toukaido

Fujisawa: Pine Trees of Nango and the Famous View of Mt. Fuji Appears from the Left Side, from the series Views of Famous Places of Fifty-three Stations of the Toukaidou (The Toukaidou in Vertical Pictures)

Fujisawa-syuku

Totsuka: Mt. Fuji seen from a Mountain Trail, from the series Views of Famous Places in Fifty-three Stations of the Toukaidou (the Toukaidou in Vertical Pictures)

Enoshima Island

Kanagawa, Overlooking Ocean View from a Teahouse at Dai, from the series Views of Famous Places of Fifty-three Stations of the Toukaidou (The Toukaidou in Vertical Pictures)

Spacial exhibition

Kawasaki, The Village of Namamugi and Tsurumi RiverViews, from the series Views of Famous Places of Fifty-three Stations of the Toukaidou (The Toukaidou in Vertical Pictures)