ANDO HIROSHIGE
UPDATES


19 March 2019

Picture Book of the Souvenirs of Edo in 10 volumes
261 images added

Six Jewel Rivers in Old Poems (1844-46)
6 images added.

Famous Places in Kyoto (Mid-1830s)
Images can now be viewed as a slideshow.

Money Trees for Virtuous Women (1847-52)
Improved thumbnails and some improved images.

4013 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

7 March 2019

Views of Edo (~1839)
12 images added.

Views of Edo, Osaka and Kyoto (1830-40)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.
10 images added.

Eight Views of Omi (1823-26)
6 images added.

Famous Historic Sites of Edo (1843-47)
4 image added.

Ancient Sites of the Eastern Capital (1843-47)
2 image added.

Five Elements in Famous Places of Edo (1847-52)
Larger images.

5 March 2019

Scenes from Chinese and Japanese History (1835-40)
5 images added.

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Sanoki 1847-52)
8 images added.

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (1845)
Improved thumbnails.

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Marusei 1847-52)
Improved images and thumbnails.

4 March 2019

Harimaze Pictures of the Provinces (1852)
18 images added.

Harimaze of Famous Places in Edo (1852)
5 images added.

Harimaze Pictures of the Road to Oyama (1858)
3 images added.

Famous Restaurants from the Eastern Capital
Improved images and thumbnails.

Ornamental Papers Patterned After the 100 Poets
Improved images and thumbnails.

3 March 2019

Famous Views of the Provinces (1820s-1842)
19 images added.

Harimaze Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Harimaze 1857)
10 images added.

Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (~1834)
6 images added.

The Life of Yoshitsune (1843-47)
5 images added.

Views of the Provinces (early 1840s)
1 image added.

Aritaya Tokaido
1 image added.

Eight Views of Omi (1834-35)
Improved images and thumbnails.

Eight Views of Omi (1834-35)
Improved images and thumbnails.

Six Jewel Rivers (1835)
Improved images and thumbnails.

26 February 2019

The Great Tokaido
Images can now be viewed as a slideshow.

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Images can now be viewed as a slideshow.

21 February 2019

Eight Snow Scenes in the Eastern Capital (1847-1928)
8 images added.

Twelve Snow Scenes of the Eastern Capital
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Famous Places and Annual Events of the Eastern Capital (1854)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Famous Views of the Kantō Region (1840-42)
1 image added.

21 February 2019

Illustrations of Old and New Ballad Dramas (1847-52)
Improved thumbnails and larger images, and 6 images added.

Untitled Series of Six Poetic Immortals (1847-52)
6 images added.

Twelve Views of Edo (1847-52)
3 images added.

18 February 2019

Ancient Sites of the Eastern Capital (1843-47)
8 images added.

Eight Views of Omi (~1832)
7 images added.

Eight Views of Omi (~1850, Harimaze)
2 images added.

Six Jewel Rivers in Various Provinces (1832-34)
2 images added.

Illustrated History of Japan (~1849-50)
1 image added.

Famous Places in Edo with Chapters from the Tale of Genji (~1845)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Illustrated Tale of the Soga Brothers (1844-47)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

15 February 2019

Twelve Views of Edo (1847-52)
6 images added.

Comical Parodies of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (1830-31)
5 images added.

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (1847-52)
5 images added.

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
12 images added.

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers in Toba-e style (1835)
14 images added.

Revenge of the Loyal Retainers (Triptych 1846)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

11 February 2019

Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Chu-tanzaku 1835-39)
18 images added.

Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Chu-tanzaku 1839-42)
5 images added.

Views of Edo (Chu-tanzaku 1852)
5 images added.

Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Ai-tanzaku 1841)
3 images added.

Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Ai-tanzaku 1840-42)
5 images added.

Famous Views of the Eastern Capital in a Fashionable New Form (Uncut Chu-tanzaku 1840)
3 images added.

Untitled Series of Views of the Provinces (1854)
6 images added.

Famous Views of the Kantō Region (1840-42)
3 images added.

Twenty-Eight Views of the Moon (1832)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

10 February 2019

Miscellaneous Triptychs
Improved thumbnails and larger images, and 8 images added.

Illustrated History of Japan (~1849-50)
11 images added.

Illustrations of Loyalty and Vengeance (1844-45)
Improved thumbnails and larger images, and 1 image added.

Snow, Moon and Flowers at Famous Places (1846-47)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Famous Views of Osaka (1834)
Improved images.

Old Edo Tales Illustrated (~1842-51)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Eight Views Comparing Women and Scenery (1821)
Improved thumbnails.

The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji (1852)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

7 February 2019

Triptychs
Improved thumbnails and larger images, and 4 images added.

25 January 2018

Nature Prints (Yotsugiri format)
79 images added.

9 January 2018

Nature Prints (Ai-tanzaku format)
100 images added.

7 January 2018

Nature Prints (Chu-tanzaku format)
83 images added.

4 January 2018

Nature Prints (Chuban format)
110 images added.

31 December 2017

Nature Prints (Ko-tanzaku format)
67 images added.

29 December 2017

Nature Prints (O-tanzaku format)
Improved thumbnails and larger images, and 7 images added.

27 December 2017

Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Kotanzaku, 1839-42)
6 images added.

24 December 2017

Grand Series of Fishes
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

21 November 2017

Selection of Ten Flowers Currently in Full Bloom (1854-58)
Improved thumbnails and larger images, and 4 images added.

19 November 2017

The Life of Yoshitsune (1832-34)
10 images added.

18 November 2017

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (1840s)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Eight Views of Omi (early 1830s)
8 images added.

16 November 2017

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
4 images added.

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (1835-39)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

15 November 2017

Six Jewel Rivers (1857)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

14 November 2017

Harimaze Tokaido (1852)
14 images added.

Eight Views of Kanazawa (1835-45)
8 images added.

Six Jewel Rivers (1835)
6 images added.

Six Jewel Rivers in Various Provinces (1835-36)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

12 November 2017

Pictorial Guide to the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido
Improved thumbnails.

Harimaze Tokaido (1848-49)
Improved thumbnails.

9 November 2017

View versions of each Tokaido station
Improved thumbnails.

8 November 2017

Kunisada: The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road
56 prints by Kunisada that largely used Hiroshige's Great Tokaido as their landscape background.

7 November 2017

Fujikei Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

6 November 2017

Two Brushes Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Pairs Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

5 November 2017

Jinbutsu Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

4 November 2017

The Great Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.
10 images added: different versions of images 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 16, 21, 40 and 54.

Kichizo Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Vertical Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Intermediate Tokaido Stations and Views on the Narita Highway
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

1 November 2017

Reisho Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

31 October 2017

Aritaya Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Kyoka Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

30 October 2017

Gyōsho Tokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.
4 images added: different versions of images 1, 6, 28 and 36.

Flower Gardens in the Four Seasons
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Five Heroic Men
5 images added.

29 October 2017

Views of Osaka (from an untitled series)
8 images added.

Views of Kyoto (from an untitled series)
10 images added.

Eight Views of Edo (Fan prints mid-1830s)
7 images added.

Eight Views of Edo (Fan prints early 1830s?)
7 images added.

26 October 2017

Famous Places in Japan (1837)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Eight Views of Omi (about 1830)
2 images added.

Eight Views of Omi (about 1835, quarter oban fan)
8 images added.

25 October 2017

Famous Views of Osaka (1834)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Harbours of Japan (1840-2)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

24 October 2017

Eight Views of Omi
2 images added.

Eight Views of Kanazawa (Mid-1830s)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Eight Views of Kanazawa (1835-39)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas (1858)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Seven Hot Springs of Hakone
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Famous Places in Kyoto (Mid-1830s)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

23 October 2017

Eight Views of Omi (1834-35)
8 images added.

Eight Views of Omi (Late 1830 or early 1840s)
8 images added.

Eight Views of Omi (Fan prints 1852)
8 images added.

Eight Views of Omi
6 images added.

Eight Views of Omi (1857)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Eight Superb Views of Kanazawa
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

22 October 2017

The Sixty Nine Stations of the Kisokaido
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Eight Views of Omi (1834-35)
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

21 October 2017

Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Fan prints 1836-7)
Improved images.

20 October 2017

Eight Views of Edo (Fan prints 1831-2)
7 images added.

Famous Restaurants of Edo (1838-40)
6 images added.

19 October 2017

Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (1845-6)
8 images added.

Among Assorted Hills at Famous Places in the Eastern Capital
8 images added.

Famous Views of Edo in the Four Seasons (1834-5)
Larger images added.

Famous Places in the Eastern Capital: Eight Views of the Sumida River
Larger images added.

17 October 2017

Famous Restaurants of Edo (1838-40)
Improved thumbnails and larger images. Two images added.

16 October 2017

Pictures of Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

Twelve Views of Edo (1831-2)
Improved thumbnails and one image added to complete the set.

15 October 2017

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Improved thumbnails and larger images.

10 October 2017

Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji
Improved thumbnails for all prints and larger images for the 1858 edition.

8 October 2017

J Noel Chiappa's catalogue of the known series of large prints of views of Edo is now available on this website.
Famous Places in Edo (162 images)
Famous Places in the Bay Capital (38 images)
Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (148 images)

October 2017

The site is being updated. A lot of new material is being added, thumbnail and image quality is being improved, and the site is being reorganised and made mobile friendly. There will be some renaming of folders and files so if you find something doesn't work it might be that your browser is displaying an old, cached version of a page. Refreshing usually resolves the problem but you may have to clear your browser history if you come back after a lot of changes have been made.