Utagawa Hiroshige Fifty-three Stations on the Tokaido

Oiso -Tora-ga-ame

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.

Travelers, one leading a horse, entering the village of Oiso. At the left, a pine-fringed bank falls away to the sea. Rain falls dark against the yellow sky. "Tora-ga-ame" may mean either "Tiger Rain" or "Tears of Tora." The latter would be an allusion to Tora-gozen, a heroine of the famous Soga Story; she lived in Oiso and is said to have been turned into stone by grief. This design is generally considered among the dozen or so finest in the entire series.

Price 13,000yen(Excluding Tax)

Print Size (cm)23.0 × 35.4 cm
PaperEchizen Kizuki Hosho Washimade by Living National Treasure, Ichibei Iwano
Explanation Japanese and English
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