Utagawa Hiroshige Fifty-three Stations on the Tokaido

Shirasuka -Shiomi Pass

The Ukiyo-e is printed on Echizen kizuki hosho washi (a unique kind of Japanese paper) handmade by Ichibei Iwano, a living national treasure. This makes the vivid colors and the soft, warm textures of woodcut prints come to life.

Between clumps of trees the road dips in the foreground and shows a view of the beach with drying fish-nets, and beyond, a wide expanse of sea against a sunset horizon. A passing daimyo's procession is partly seen on the road, with luggage-carriers and furled banners. Shiomi means "sea view." On the journey over the Tokaido from Kyoto to Edo, the Shiomi Pass, just outside of Shirasuka, was the first place where the traveler could see the sea.

Price 13,000yen(Excluding Tax)

Print Size (cm)22.6 × 35.3 cm
PaperEchizen Kizuki Hosho Washimade by Living National Treasure, Ichibei Iwano
ExplanationJapanese and English
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