“Night View of the Saruwakachō District” from the Series [One Hundred Famous Places of Edo]

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“Night View of the Saruwakachō District” from the Series [One Hundred Famous Places of Edo]

Paintings / Edo

By Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858)

Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3)

大判 錦絵

37.5×25.4cm

1枚

The three kabuki theaters of Edo were all located in the Saruwakachō District. Hiroshige skillfully rendered light and dark with Western-style shading and linear perspective.

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