Item from the Mokuhankan Flea Market

Yoshida - from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido

Size: 27.0cm by 40.0cm (10.63 in by 15.75 in) | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [L] ?

Designer: Ando Hiroshige

Era: Mid Showa | Currency: $ / £ /

Price: ¥ 6,000$ 52.00£ 43.25€ 49.00 [Item has been sold]

View List

Description: This is a print from what is perhaps the single most famous series of Japanese woodblock prints ever produced - "The 53 Stations of the Tokaido", designed by Hiroshige in the 1830s.

The print you see here is a reproduction version produced in the post-war period by one of the numerous publishing houses working at that time (Adachi, Takamizawa, Yuyudo, Bijutsu-sha, Yamada Shoin, Kyoto Hanga-in, etc.) Here at Mokuhankan we have a wide selection of such prints, far too many to scan and prepare for the website one by one.

We don't always have every print in this series in stock, but try to keep as many of them available as possible. The one you see in this photo is on hand, but feel free to contact us about other designs in this series that you don't see on the site ...

* * *

Image information: The long bridge (Yoshida-Ohashi) seen on the left was built over the Toyo river. In Tokugawa era building bridges were generally forbidden to protect Edo, and this is one of a few long bridges that were allowed at the time. The row of buildings seen across the bridge is Yoshida station.

The building seen on the right is Yoshida castle, which is under repair. In old days there were no iron scaffoldings, so other materials must have been used, which would have been fastened with ropes.

The worker holding the pole with his hand and foot doesn’t use any safety line and yet seems to be able to enjoy the magnificent view.

* * *


This print is slightly toned and has slight foxing spots.

View Cart


Browse thumbnail pages of various selections from the catalogue ...

Mokuhankan Publications:
general (100)   kacho-e (27)   landscape (54)   bijin-ga (17)   contemporary (16)   senshafuda (2)   yakusha-e (4)   HangaClub (69)   ebook (7)   miscellaneous (5)   8 Cats (3)   supplies (6)   [ Also see our Annual Gift Page ]

Partner Shops:
Kawase Hasui prints (16)   Yoshida family prints (87)   Doi Hanga prints (53)   Miyakodori prints (5)   Numabe Mokuhan prints (3)   Guest items (17)  

Mokuhankan Flea Market   
(All items)  general (50)   kacho-e (28)   yakusha-e (18)   landscape (166)   bijin-ga (112)   kuchi-e (0)   contemporary (0)   set (29)   books (3)    [ List of Recently sold items ]  [ Flea Market Matsuri ]