Travels with Hiroshige

Date: February 23, 2019 - May 26, 2019 at Wed. to Sunday, 10am to 4pm; Third Thursday, 10am to 8pm

 The Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces is a famous landscape print series by the Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858). Created between 1853 and 1856, the series consists of a print of a famous view from each of the sixty-eight provinces of Japan, plus a print of Edo (present-day Tokyo).

Related event:

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6pm
Master Series Third Thursday: Blending into the Woodwork.
Independent curator Kit Brooks, PhD, discusses Hiroshige's work, Province of Mikawa: Rocks on the Hill of Horaiji. Hosted by the Worcester Art Museum's Members' Council and free with Museum admission.

Presented with support from the Bernard and Louise Palitz Fund and the Amelia and Robert H. Haley Memorial Lecture Fund.

Master Series is sponsored by: Abbvie

Media Partner: WGBH Forum Network

Image: Andō Hiroshige, Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei), Awa: Whirlpool at Naruto, 1855, 9th month in the year of the Hare, woodblock print; ink and color on paper