Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858), 19th century Japanese wood block print artist
Hiroshige was a popular creator of wood block prints (ukiyo-e) during
the 19th century in Japan. Among his most famous works are the set "Tokaido
Gojusantsugi" or "The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road," the set "Meisho
Edo Hyakkei" or "100 Views of Edo," and the set "Fuji Sanjurokkei" or
"36 Views of Fuji."
Note: "Hiroshige" relates to the craft, Ukiyo-e
Japanese wood block printing.