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    Glossary Term
    Hiroshige - 19th century Japanese wood block print artist


    English Definition:
    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.

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