Hiroshige was the final and greatest ukiyo-e artist of Edo period, Japan. His last work, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, took Hokusai’s landscape art to a new level and freely applied perspective and deformation. The series vividly portrays the cityscape and life of Edo, which was one of the largest cities in the world. Readers will be able to trace the characteristics of Hiroshige’s art that influenced artists such as Van Gogh, Manet, and Cézanne.
Letting users sort the prints in multiple ways and view each scene’s location on a map of present-day Tokyo, this app presents Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo in an unprecedented form. It is a must-have for the ukiyo-e enthusiast.