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Ando Hiroshige - View of Takinogawa

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View of Takinogawa is part of the Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (Toto Meisho) which Japanese artist Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) painted between 1833 and 1843. 

The work (a print based on a woodcut published, in Japan, by Kikakudo / Sanoki) uses complimentary colors which greatly influenced Vincent van Gogh during his Paris years.

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy The Woodblock Prints of Ando Hiroshige.

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