18 August 2014
36 Views of Mount Fuji (1852)
     25 prints added making 36/36
1569 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

22 July 2013
Famous Harbours of Japan
Seven Hot Springs of Hakone
     6 prints added making 7/7?
1544 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

4 March 2010
Triptych - 47 Ronin: Night Attack
1527 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

4 May 2009
Famous Places in Japan (14/15)
Flower Gardens in the Four Seasons (4/?4)
1526 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

3 May 2009
A Grand Series of Famous Restaurants in Edo
     7 prints added making 20/30 in total
Miscellaneous Views of Edo (Moriji, 1840-2)
     1 print added making 39 in total
     Meguro Fudo (Aritaya 1843-45)
1510 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

29 October 2006
A New Selection of Famous Places of Edo (Moriji, 1840-2)
     1 print added making 2 in total
A Grand Series of Famous Restaurants in Edo
     12 prints added making 13/30 in total
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43)
     1 print added making 29 in total
Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas
     3 colour images replace B&W images
1502 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

7 August 2006
Shunga Prints
     A second three volume book of Shunga (20 images)
Fukuroi from the 'Shunga' Tokaido Series
Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas
     Colour image replaces B&W image of The Mouth of the Aji River in Settsu Province
1488 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

20 May 2006
Apologies for not being available at times over the past couple of months. We have changed webhosts and hopefully there won't be any more problems.
Main Menu now allows you to easily search this website via Google.
1467 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

16 April 2006
Eight Views of Kanazawa (8/8 prints)
1467 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

15 April 2006
Kichizo Tokaido (~1850) (54/54 prints)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart
     Chapter XXIX - Illustrations to the "Chusingura" by artists of the Katsukawa and Utagawa Schools
1459 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

8 April 2006
Shunga Prints
     Three volume book of Shunga (34 images)
Chushingura (~1845)
     Act 7 added.
Chu-tanzaku Nature Prints (Birds and Flowers) (1 print added making 26 in total)
     Sparrow Flying Over Irises
Miscellaneous Views of Edo
     1 prints added making 38 in total.
Miscellaneous Triptychs
     5 prints added making 24 in total.
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart
     Chapter XXV - Japanese Plays: The Chusingura
     Chapter XXVI - The Drama of the Chushingura (continued)
1405 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

31 December 2005
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart
     Chapter V - Artists of the Ukiyoe School
     Chapter VI - Artists of the Ukiyoe School (continued)
     Chapter VIII - Characteristics of Japanese Drawing
     Chapter IX - Classification of Subjects
     Chapter XX - Figure-Studies: Courtesans and Geisha
     Appendix III - List of Ukiyoe Artists
1363 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

19 December 2005
Dyptychs
     Full Moon at Sumida River
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart
     Chapter XIV - Famous Series of Prints by Hokusai
     Chapter XV - Further Series by Hokusai and Pupils
1363 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

18 December 2005
Illustrations to Fidelity in Revenge
     Image of the print Ohatsu attacking Iwa Fuji in a garden added.
1362 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

8 November 2005
Chushingura (1842-53)
     Colour image replaces B&W image for Act 8.
     Act 7 added.
Miscellaneous Prints
     2 images added
     Prosperous Joruri District
     The Poetess Ono no Komachi
Shunga Prints
     2 images added
Illustrations to Fidelity in Revenge
     1 colour and 1 B/W images added
Dyptychs
     Hiroshige-Kunisada collaboration added
Various Views of Kyoto
     1 image added
Seven Hot Springs of Hakone (1852)
     1 image added
1361 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

24 October 2005
Virtuous Women and the Money Tree
     The Tree of Good Writing added making 6 in total
Hoeido Tokaido
     2nd edition print of Nihonbashi added.
Twelve Views of Edo
     2 sheets of a 3 sheet set.
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43)
     1 print added making 28 in total
Miscellaneous Views of Edo
     13 prints added making 37 in total.
Koban Nature Prints
     2 prints added making 2 in total.
Chu-tanzaku Nature Prints
     2 prints added making 27 in total.
Legends of the Famous Places in Edo
     1 print.
Miscellaneous Prints
     3 prints added making 7 in total.
Miscellaneous Triptychs
     1 print added making 19 in total.
Dyptychs
     Crane added.
1352 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

25 May 2005
Dyptychs
     Hawk in the Pine Tree and Crane added.
Virtuous Women and the Money Tree
     2 B&W images making 5/10 in total
Chushingura (Panel prints)
     3 B&W images added making 4/4 in total
1324 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

20 May 2005
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart
     Chapter XXVIII - Hiroshige's Illustrations to the "Chushingura" (continued)
     Chapter III - On the Formation and Care of a Collection
     Chapter IV - Forgeries, Imitations and Care of a Collection
Annual Events and Sights of Interest in Edo
     12/12 images
Chushingura (1842-53)
     4 colour and 1 B&W images
Chushingura (~1845)
     2 colour and 3 B&W images
Chushingura (Panel prints)
     1 B&W image
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43)
     1 print added making 27 in total
Miscellaneous Views of Edo
     3 prints added making 22 in total
Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Koban Fan Prints)
     1 image
Famous Views of Edo (Triptychs1830s)
     1 print added making 23 in total
A New Selection of Famous Places of Edo (Moriji, 1840-2)
     1 print
Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas
     2 colour images replace B&W images
     13 colour and 7 B&W / 20 prints now available
A Grand Series of Famous Restaurants in Edo
     1/30 prints
Miscellaneous Triptychs
     6 prints added making 18 in total
1317 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

10 May 2005
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter VII - Hokusai and Hiroshige)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XVIII - Famous Views in the Sixty-odd Provinces)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XXXIII - Historical Prints by Hiroshige)
Japanese and Chinese History Series (5 B&W images)
A Mirror of Faithful Courtesans (2 B&W images)
Chinese Lion on the Rocks
Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Kawaguchiya Shozo, 1831-2) (2 B&W images added making 10/10 prints)
Famous Views of Edo (Triptychs1830s) (7 prints added making 22 in total)
Grand Series of New and Old Ballad Dramas (1 colour image replaces a B&W image)
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43) (6 print added making 26 in total)
1280 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

7 May 2005
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter I - Introduction)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter II - How Colour-Prints Were Produced)
Famous Sites of Edo (A pair of folding screens)
Famous Views of Edo in the Four Seasons (4/4 prints)
Kiso Meisho Zue - Volume 3 (Illustrated book in 3 volumes, 1851)
A Selection of Ten Flowers (10/10 prints)
Sugoroku Game of the Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido
Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas - 2 colour images replace B&W images
(11 colour and 9 B&W/20 prints now available)
Virtuous Women and the Money Tree (1 print added making 3/10 in total)
Sheet from a series of six Waka poems
Eight Views of Omi (1847-52) (1/8 prints)
1256 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

1 May 2005
Wrestling Matches between Mountains and Seas (9 colour and 11 B&W images/20 prints)
Intermediate Stations and Views of the Narita Highway (Drawn 1834-5 published 1919) (20/20 prints)
1238 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

25 April 2005
Ariwara-no Narihira (Fanprint)
Six Outstanding Flowers of Today (1/10 prints)
Money Tree (2/10 prints)
Other Names of Five Seasonal Festivals (2/?? prints)
Five Elements in Famous Places of Edo (1/?? prints)
Grand Series of New and Old Ballad Dramas (8/?? prints)
1198 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

17 April 2005
Famous Views of Edo (1830s) (15 triptychs)
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43) (2 prints added making 20 in total)
1183 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

15 April 2005
This website can now be searched from the Main Page.
An elderly sage prostrates himself before the Poetess O-no-Komachi added to miscellaneous prints.
Scene from the play called Momiji gari a very rare and early design added to diptychs.
Illustrations to Fidelity in Revenge (4/?14 prints)
Miscellaneous Triptychs (5 prints added making 12 in total)
Miscellaneous Views of Edo (2 prints added making 19 in total)
Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (1852) Larger print for The Tanabata Festival in Edo added
1166 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

10 April 2005
A Sugoroku Game of Famous Shrines and Temples
Cherry Blossoms on Sumida Riverbank and Famous Places of Mukojima added to triptychs
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43) (3 prints added making 19 in total)
Miscellaneous Views of Edo (6 prints added making 17 in total)
1152 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

9 April 2005
Because we ran out of free webspace we have moved to www.hiroshige.org.uk. Please update your bookmarks.
Famous Restaurants from the Eastern Capital (50 prints)
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43) (7 prints added making 16 in total)
Miscellaneous Views of Edo (11 prints)
Eight Views Comparing Women and Scenery (4/4 prints)
1141 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

21 May 2004
Influences - Whistler Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen
1069 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

21/04/2004
Souvenirs of Edo - Ehon Edo Miyage (Illustrated book in 10 volumes, 1850)
Tokaido Harimaze (Ibasen 1852)
Aritaya Tokaido (53/56 prints as thumbnails only)
Six Tamagawa Rivers (1837) (Smallish images only)
List of the various Tokaido prints catalogued by Muneshige Narazaki
1069 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

06/03/2004
O-tanzaku Nature prints (Birds and Flowers) (5 more prints making 16 in total)
Chu-tanzaku Nature Prints (Birds and Flowers) (16 more prints making 25 in total)
Hiroshige: An Appreciation by Charles Holmes (London, 1897)
1056 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

24/02/2004
Dyptychs (2 prints)
Tryptychs (Reorganised and 1 more print making 10 in total)
Twenty-Eight Moonlight Views (1832)
Chu-tanzaku Nature Prints (Birds and Flowers) (1 more prints making 9 in total)
Searching the Internet for Japanese Prints
1035 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

29/11/2003
Prints from Hiroshige's various 'Edo Meisho' series are being uploaded piecemeal as they are identified and put in the correct set. All print series involving views of Edo can now be found in Views of Edo. The 'Eight Views of....' print series not involving Edo can now be found in Other Views and Scenes.
Additions ...
Six Tamagawa Rivers (1835)
Chushingura (1840s)
Eight Views of the Sumida in Edo (1840-42)
Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (1852) (Thumbnails for all prints - 10/36 larger images available)
Famous Views in the Eastern Capital (Kawaguchiya Shozo, 1831-2) (8/10 prints)
Famous Places of the Eastern Capital (Kikakudo/Sanoki, 1833-43) (9 prints)
Chu-tanzaku Nature Prints (Birds and Flowers) (5 more prints making 8 in total)
1029 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

16/11/2003
O-tanzaku Nature prints (Birds and Flowers) (11 prints)
Chu-tanzaku Nature Prints (Birds and Flowers) (3 prints)
Searching the Internet for Japanese Prints
Grand Series of Fishes can now be found in Nature Prints
971 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

7/11/2003
Ornamental Papers Patterned After the 100 Poets (1845-1849)
957 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

2/11/2003
Grand Series of Fishes (1832 and 1840)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XXXV - Biography and Miscellaneous Subjects)
Changes to Japanese Art Influencing Western Art
922 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

22/7/2003
Old Edo Tales Illustrated (1845)
Chushingura (1836) - captions improved.
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XXXIV - Dramatic and Historical Series - continued)
902 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

23/5/2003
Eight Views of Edo (ca.1840? - Fan print series)
Edomurasaki meisho Genji (ca.1840?)
Sogamonogatari Zue (Illustrated Book)
Kichizo Tokaido (Illustrated Book)
Tokaido Hiramaze Zue (Illustrated Book)
892 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

30/4/2003
Famous Views of Edo (ca.1835)
879 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

13/4/2003
Pictures of Famous Places in Osaka (1834)
Chushingura (1836)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart
(Chapter XXVII - Chushingura)
874 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

11/4/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (Completed.)
848 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

6/4/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (More plates added.)
Eight Views of Omi (1857) (Improved images)
848 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

4/4/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (Additions to the Catalogue. The text content of the catalogue is now complete. The remainder of the plates to follow.)
848 images of prints by Hiroshige are available on this website.

31/3/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (Additions to the Catalogue. The catalogue of Hiroshige prints is now complete. Hiroshige II, other items and plates to follow.)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XVI - Miscellaneous Landscape Series (Oblong) by Hiroshige)

30/3/2003
The Fifty-Three Pairs for the Tokaido Road

27/3/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (Additions to the Catalogue)
One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Improved images and re-ordered)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XIX - The Hundred Famous Views of Yedo , Chapter XII - The Sixty-Nine Stations of the Kisokaido)
The Tokaido Road in 1613

18/3/2003
The Story of the Revenge of the Soga Brothers (Re-ordered)

13/3/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (More material added)
Tales of Genji in Fifty-four Chapters

9/3/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (More material added)
Additions to the bibliography (The Edward Burr Van Vleck Collection of Japanese Prints)
Eight Snows Scenes of the Eastern Metropolis
The Story of the Revenge of the Soga Brothers
Famous Views of Sixty-odd Provinces (Image quality improved, prints re-titled according to van Vleck)
Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Prints re-titled according to van Vleck)

2/3/2003
Tokaido Fukei Zuye (Illustrated Book of 1851 at Keio University)

1/3/2003
Famous Views of Snow, Moon and Flowers (1846)
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (More material added)

28/2/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (Additions to the Catalogue)
Additions to the bibliography (The Heritage of Hiroshige)

23/2/2003
Memorial Exhibition Catalogue by Shozaburo Watanabe (Work starts to put it online)
Additions to the bibliography (Memorial Catalogue & Hiroshige's Birds and Flowers)

18/2/2003
Twelve Snows Scenes of the Eastern Capital
Six Tamagawa Rivers (1857)

16/2/2003
The Colour-Prints of Hiroshige by Edward F. Strange is now complete.

5/2/2003
Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (1859)
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XIII - The Thirty-Six Views of Fuji)

3/2/2003
Famous Places of Kyoto (ca.1835)

29/1/2003
Tokaido by Two Brushes
Life of Hiroshige by Prof. Yone Noguchi

27/1/2003
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapters X and XI - The Fifty-Three Stations on the Tokaido)

26/1/2003
All previously available Tokaido Series are back online.
Reisho Tokaido has been added.
The catalogue of Hiroshige prints in Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange is complete. Just the Hiroshige II catalogue items and parts of the appendix remain to be to finished.
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter by Basil Stewart (Chapter XVII - Eight Views)
Additions to the bibliography (The Sketchbooks of Hiroshige)

21/1/2003
Redesign of the site.
A couple of the Tokaido series aren't wholly available at the moment but they will be back soon. Reisho Tokaido and Tokaido by Two Brushes will be available within a week or two.
Kanagawa (Station 4) has been added to the Fujikei Tokaido thanks to Noel J Chiappa.
The body of Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange is complete. Just the catalogue remains to be to finished.

08/01/2003
Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange (Chapter 12)

07/01/2003
Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange (Chapters 11 & 14)

05/01/2003
Famous Views of the 60-Odd Provinces
Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange (Catalogue of Fan-Prints)
Additions to the bibliography (Le Tokaido de Hiroshige & Hiroshige: Carnets d'Esquisses)

03/01/2003
Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange (Chapters 1, 3, 4 & 10, Japanese Chronology, Hiroshige's Publishers)

13/11/2001
Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange (Chapters 6, 7 & 9)

19/10/2001
Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange (Chapters 2 & 5)

13/10/2001
Tokaido Kyoka
Hiroshige's Woodblock Prints - A Guide - Edward F. Strange (Preface, Chapters 8 & 13)
Additions to the bibliography (Hiroshige Fanprints & 100 Views of Mount Fuji)

23/02/2001
Many small design changes particularly in simplifying access to the various Tokaido Series.
Background information on the Tokaido Road.
Captain Osborne's observations on the Tokaido Road (1858).
Overview of Hiroshige's work.
An addition to the bibliography (Royal Academy Catologue, 1997)
Tokaido Bijin renamed Tokaido Fujikei.

22/02/2001
Tokaido Gyosho
View each of the editions of the Tokaido one station at a time.

11/02/2001
Eight Views in the Neighbourhood of Edo (1838)
Improved images for the Tokaido Hoeido.
Added links to 'A Guide to the Ukiyo-e Sites of the Internet' and 'e-Lingo' for translating foreign language websites into English.

10/02/2001
Tokaido Tate-e (The Vertical Tokaido)

4/02/2001
Three new triptychs
Moonlight at Takanawa
Snow at the Sumida River
Snow at Shinobazu Pond, Ueno

30/01/2001
Tokaido Bijin

29/01/2001
Eight Views of Lake Biwa (Horizontal Series)

28/01/2001
Tokaido Jimbutsu

28/10/2000
Eight Views of Kanazawa

21/10/2000
Improved scan of Kunisada'a Memorial Portrait of Hiroshige.

19/10/00
Improved scans in the Kisokaido Road series. Now full colour jpegs replacing gif images.
Hiroshige Influencing Western Art rearranged.

1/10/00
Triptychs
Pilgrimage to the Cave Shrine of Benzaiten
Flower Viewing at Asukayama
The Night Garden

30/09/00
Adjustments made to make text easier to read in high res browsers.

24/09/00
Triptychs
Snow,Moon and Flowers (1857) Set of 3 prints

19/09/00
Links (Nitto Ceramics has The Sixty-Nine Stages of the Kisokaido and a Tokaido Series).

17/09/00
Hiroshige and van Gogh (van Gogh - Bridge in the Rain)
Links (The Tokai Bank in Japan has a number of versions of the Tokaido series).