Saturday, October 22, 2011

"On the Road" in 19th-century Japan

Today our virtual art gallery brings you images from The Sixty-Nine Stations of the Kisokaido, with images by 19th-century woodblock masters Eisen and Hiroshige.
And for those occasions on which you bestir yourself to send a beautiful card, we also have Utagawa Hiroshige: Landscapes: a folio of 10 notecards with envelopes (5 each of Evening Glow at Seta and Returning Sails at Yabase), pictured above and at left.




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Images above are by Hiroshige; those below are by Eisen.


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