Ando Hiroshige

19th c.
Japanese woodblock print
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  • Description
    From the set of prints "53 Stations of the Tokaido." The head of a daimyo's procession crossing a torrent by a bridge towards the village, hidden in a grove of trees, under a heavy downpour of rain. This station, situated in the mountain forest, was known for its plentiful spring rainfall. Against heavy rain, wearing raincoats the vanguards of a procession of a feudal lord are crossing a small bridge spanning a torrential brook.
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