Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Date: 1833 – 1834
Artist Hiroshige captures the rugged terrain of Hakone Pass. The hats of those enduring this treacherous journey are seen in this image. Mt. Fuji sits in the distant landscape majestically covered in white snow.
The popular 17th century art style Ukiyo-e style of Japanese Woodblock prints are revealed in our three newest additions to our Artist Series. Woodcuts are a type of relief printing into a block of wood that is carved. Ink is applied to the raised areas and pressed onto the paper.