I never tire of looking at Hiroshige and Hokusai ukiyoe. The internet and books just don’t do justice to seeing them on display in a museum. Today’s photo is from the Tokyo National Museum. This is from Hiroshige’s “100 Famous Views of Edo” series. The English translation is a bit strange as they call it the Ohashi Bridge. Hashi already means bridge so it is like saying the name of the bridge is the big bridge bridge.
I crossed the Sumdia River many times. The ukiyoe that I tend to like the most are the ones I have been to.
Here is the Van Gogh the above mentions:
I must say I like the original much better. Van Gogh’s kanji aren’t so hot either.