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Utagawa Hiroshige, or Andō Hiroshige, is considered one of the most famous Japanese painters, printmakers and ukiyo-e artists. The majority of his works were made in the woodcut technique. In his initial stage of art, he mostly painted portraits, and later, he focused on landscapes. We recommend the reproductions of Utagawa Hiroshige from bimago to all enthusiasts of unique Japanese art, as they will introduce harmony to your interiors! The canvas paintings can be used in the minimalistic, Scandinavian, loft and even postindustrial styles.

Utagawa Hiroshige - reproductions on canvas

Hiroshige Andō called Utagawa Hiroshige is one of the most famous Japanese painters, graphic artists and ukiyo-e artists active in the 19th century. Despite the fact that Hiroshige Utagawa did not come from an artistic family, in 1811 he began his studies in the workshop of Toyohiro Utagawa. Hence his nickname, which he used instead of his last name. Most of Hiroshige's works were created in the woodcut technique. At the very beginning, he started with portraits that depicted famous actors. Later, however, he focused on landscapes, which made him famous. His achievements include many compositions consisting of flowers, birds and views of roads and cities. Utagawa Hiroshige's most famous works are the series "One Hundred Famous Places in Edo" and "Fifty-Three Stations on the Tōkaidō Road".The artist died during a cholera epidemic, but his works have inspired other artists for centuries, such as: Udo Kaller, Vincent van Gogh, James McNeill Whistler, Paul Cézanne, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Gauguin.

Utagawa Hiroshige wall paintings

Reproductions of Utagawa Hiroshige's works will work great in modern interiors decorated in a minimalistic, Scandinavian, loft and even post-industrial style. Richly decorated woodcuts are a perfect match for both an apartment and a commercial premises. They can be hung in the kitchen, bedroom, study and hall. Full of harmony landscapes will bring peace and Japanese atmosphere to the room. Such universal works should be hung over low furniture, such as a sofa, bed, armchair or desk. The works of Hiroshige Utagawa are also a good idea for an original gift for a lover of Eastern culture. A great admirer of the artist's work was Wisława Szymborska, who even dedicated a poem from the volume "People on the bridge" to him.