ANDO HIROSHIGE
VIEWS OF EDO


The known series of large prints of views of Edo as catalogued by J Noel Chiappa.
Famous Places in Edo
Famous Places in the Bay Capital
Famous Places in the Eastern Capital
 
Eight Views of Edo (Fan prints early-1830s)
Twelve Views of Edo (1831-2)
Eight Views of Edo (1831-2)
Famous Views of Edo in the Four Seasons (1834-5)
Eight Views of Edo (Fan prints mid-1830s)
Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Fan prints 1836-7)
Famous Restaurants of Edo (1838-40)
Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (1845-6)
Five Elements in Famous Places of Edo (1847-52)
 

Eight Views of the Eastern Capital
Famous Places in Edo and Murasaki's Genji (1843-7)
Twelve Snows Scenes of the Eastern Capital
Eight Snow Scenes of the Eastern Metropolis (1847/1928)
Annual Events and Sights of Interest in Edo
Famous Sites of Edo (Folding Screens)
Famous Views of Edo (Triptychs)
 
Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (1833-43)+
Miscellaneous Views of Edo


Eight Views of Edo
Tōto hakkei

Date: early 1830s
Publisher:
Format:
Number of Prints: 7/8
References: Memorial Catalogue, , Kobijutsu (43-50)

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Morning After Snowfall at Susaki

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Evening Glow at Ryōgoku (Ryōgoku no sekisho)

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Autumn Moon at Takanawa (Takanawa no shūgetsu)

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Vesper Bells at Ueno (Ueno no banshō)

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Returning Sail at Tsukuda (Tsukuda no kihan)

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Wild Geese Alighting at Massaki (Massaki no rakugan)

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Cherry-blossoms at Gotenyama (Gotenyama no shunka)


Twelve Views of Edo
Edo jūnikei

Date: 1831-2
Publisher: Kansendo
Format: Quarter aiban
Number of Prints: 12/12
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange, van Vleck (p.125)

These images were printed four to an aiban sheet.

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Low Tide at Susaki
(Susaki no shiohi)

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Shinobazu Pond at Ueno
(Ueno shinobazu)

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Asuka Hill
(Asukayama)

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Cherry Trees at Goten Hill
(Gotenyama no hana)

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Rice Fields by the Yoshiwara
(Yoshiwara no tambo)

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Takanawa
(Takanawa)

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Below Dōkan Hill
(Dōkanyama shita)

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Clear Weather after Snow at Nihon Bridge
(Nihonbashi jukibare)

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Tsukuda Island
(Tsukudajima)

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Evening Cool at Ryōgoku
(Ryōgoku nōryō)

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Sumida River
(Sumidagawa)

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View of Nakazu
(Nakazu no kei)

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Uncut Sheet

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Uncut Sheet


Eight Views of Edo
Kōto hakkei

Date: 1831-32
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Shōzō
Format: Quarter Oban
Number of Prints: 7/8
References:

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Twilight Snow on the Sumida River (Sumida bosetsu)

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Night Rain at Fukagawa (Fukagawa yau)

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Autumn Moon at Shinagawa (Shinagawa shūgetsu)

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Evening Bell at Ueno (Ueno banshō)

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Returning Sails at Komagata (Komagata kihan)

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Sunset Glow at Ryōgoku Bridge (Ryōgoku yōshū)

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Leafy Cherry Trees on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hazakura)


Famous Views of Edo in the Four Seasons
Shiki Kōto meisho

Date: 1834-5
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Shozo
Format: Chu-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 4/4
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange, Stewart

Translations of the poems on the prints can be found in Strange.


Spring
Cherry Blossoms at Goten-yama
(Haru, Goten-yama no hana)


Summer
Moon at Ryōgoku Bridge
(Natsu, Ryōgoku no tsuki)


Autumn
Maple Leaves at Kaian-ji Temple
(Aki, Kaian-ji kōyō)


Winter
Snow on the Sumida River
(Fuyu, Sumidagawa no yuki)


Eight Views of Edo
Edo hakkei

Date: mid-1830s
Publisher:
Format: Quarter-aiban
Number of Prints: 7/8
References: van Vleck (p.124), Kobijutsu (51-57)


Night Rain at Fukagawa (Fukagawa no yau)


Autumn Moon at Shinagawa (Shinagawa no shūgetsu)


Evening Bell at Ueno (Ueno no banshō)


Returning Sails at Komagata (Komagata no kihan)


Descending Geese at Tsukuda (Tsukuda no rakugan)


Evening Glow at Ryōgoku (Ryōgoku no sekishō)


Haze on a Clear Day at Matsuchi (Matsuchi no seiran)


Eight Views of the Eastern Capital
Tōto meisho

Date: 1836-37
Publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotarō
Format: Ogi shaped fan on Oban Yokoye paper
Number of Prints: 8/8
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange (The Fan Colour-Prints, Catalogue), van Vleck (p.138)


Twilight Snow at Ryōgoku Bridge
(Ryōgoku no bosetsu)


Night Rain at Matsuchi
(Matsuchi no yau)


Autumn Moon at Takanawa
(Takanawa no shūgetsu)


Evening Bell at Ueno
(Ueno no Banshō)


Returning Sails at Tsukuda Island
(Tsukudajima no kihan)


Homing Geese at Shinobazu
(Shinibazu no rakugan)


Evening Glow at Asakusa
(Asakusa no sekishō)


Haze on a Clear Day at Susaki
(Susaki no seiran)


Famous Restaurants of Edo
Edo kōmei kaitei zukushi

Date: 1838-40
Publisher: Fujihiko
Format: Oban Yokoye
Number of Prints: 30/30
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange, van Vleck (p.113)

Thanks to Olivier Baumann for originally supplying images of most of these prints.


Ryōgoku: The Aoyagi Restaurant (Ryōgoku, Aoyagi)


Courtesans Viewing Cherry Blossoms at Horaitei Restaurant in Ikenohata (Ikenohata seiro hanami no yasumi, Horaitei)


Yanagiya Restaurant Crossing the Sumida River at Hashiba (Sumidagawa Hashiba Watashi Zu, Yanagi-ya)


Tea-house at the Willow Bridge (Ryogoku Yanagibashi)


Ushijima: The Musashiya Restaurant (Ushijima, Musashiya)


Night View of Yanagi Bridge: The Manpachi Restaurant (Yanagi-bashi yakei, Manpachi)


Ono Restaurant at Yanagibashi in Ryugoku (Ryugoku Yanagibashi, Ono)


Ōji: The Ōgiya Restaurant (Ōji, Ōgiya)


Koume in Honjo: The Ogura-an Restaurant (Honjo Koume, Ogura-an)


In Front of Daion-ji Temple: The Tagawaya Restaurant (Daion-ji mae, Tagawaya)


Snow Viewing at Mokubo-ji Temple: The Uekiya Restaurant (Mokubo-ji yukimi, Uekiya)


Back Gate of the Shrine at Kameido: The Tamaya Restaurant (Kameido uramon, Tamaya)


Yanagibashi Bridge in Ryōgoku: The Umegawa Restaurant (Ryōgoku Yanagibashi, Umegawa)


Zōshigaya: The Myōgaya Restaurant (Zōshigaya no zu, Myōgaya)


Yushima: The Shōkintei Restaurant (Yushima, Shōkintei)


View of Mukōjima: The Hiraiwa Restaurant (Mukōjima no zu, Hiraiwa)


San'ya: The Yaozen Restaurant (San'ya, Yaozen)


On the Grounds of the Shinmei Shrine in Shiba: The Shatetsurō Restaurant (Shiba Shinmei shanai, Shatetsurō)


Nihon Embankment at Emonzaka in the New Yoshiwara: The Harimaya Restaurant (Shin Yoshiwara Emonzaka Nihon-zutsumi, Harimaya)


Mukōjima: The Daishichi Restaurant (Mukōjima, Daishichi)


Precincts of the Hachiman Shrine at Fukagawa: The Double Teahouse (Fukagawa Hachiman keidai, Nikenjaya)


In Front of the Hachiman Shrine at Fukagawa: The Hirasei Restaurant (Fukagawa Hachiman mae, Hirasei)


The Mankin Restaurant in the Keiseigakubo Section of the Shirayama District of Asakusa (Hakusan Keiseiga Kubo, Daisen)


Sunrise on New Year's Day at the Musashiya Restaurant in Susaki (Susaki hatsu hinode, Musashiya)


The Tamasho Restaurant in Imado Bridge (Imadobashi no Zu, Tamasho)


The Hashimoto Restaurant at Yanagishima (Yanagishima no Zu, Hashimoto)


Teahouse at Hirokōji (Shitaya Hirokōji, Oike)


Dewaya and a View of Mimeguri (Mimeguri no Kei, Toyoha-ya)


Kameya in front of the Kaminarimon Gate (Asakusa Kaminarimon Mae, Kameya)


Kashiwagi at Yorozuchō in Nihonbashi (Nihonbashi, Kashiwagi)


Eight Views of the Eastern Capital
Tōto hakkei

Date: 1845-46
Publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotarō (Shōgendō)
Format: Chuban Yokoye
Number of Prints: 8/8
References:


Twilight Snow at Asakusa
(Asakusa no bosetsu)


Night Rain at Nihonbashi Bridge
(Nihonbashi no yau)


Autumn Moon on the Sumida River
(Sumidagawa no shūgetsu)


Evening Bell at Ueno
(Ueno no banshō)


Returning Sails at Takanawa
(Takanawa no kihan)


Descending Geese at Shinobazu Pond
(Shinobazu no rakugan)


Sunset Glow at Ryōgoku Bridge
(Ryōgoku no yūshō)


Clearing Weather at Susaki
(Susaki no seiran)


Five Elements in Famous Places of Edo
Edo meisho gosho

Date: 1847-52
Publisher: Kikakudo
Format: Oban Tateye
Number of Prints: 5/5
References:


Water of Kameido
(Kameido no mizu)


Wood of the Cherry Trees on the Sumida Embankment
(Sumida-zutsumi sakura no ki)


Water and Metal
(Kameido no mizu, Uenoji no kane)