Ando Hiroshige

19th c.
Japanese woodblock print
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  • Description
    From the set of prints "53 Stations of the Tokaido." A woman in a kago being carried across the Abe River; others fording the stream from the opposite bank; a range of mountains in the background. Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate, spent his childhood and retirement years here.The Abe River flows to the west of this station and travellers had to cross in a variety of ways, as depicted in the print. This station has become the present Shizuoka City.
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