Hiroshige Museum

Hiroshige Museum ひろしげびじゅつかん
Hiroshige art museum where works of Hiroshige Utagawa known as ukiyoe artist widely were collected
In hall, original painting and color woodblock prints from first Hiroshige who played an active part late in the Edo era to four generations are displayed.
Pair of hanging scrolls called "Tendo Hiroshige" whom first Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige known as "fifty-three stages of the Tokaido" drew by request of Tendo feudal lord suffering financial difficulty is in particular precious.

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Last part of Edo era, Fumi Tano relation between Tendo clansman and clan doctor of daimyo and his retainers on duty in Edo and Hiroshige Utagawa (1797-1858) who had association.
Finance was tight, and Tendo Oda feudal clan raised contribution to rich merchant and farmer inside and outside the feudal clan and was in debt in those days.
We had ukiyoe artist, Hiroshige who were famous in Edo describe original painting as substitute for thanks and return.
These a series of works group is called "Tendo Hiroshige".
It was said that 200-300 width was drawn, but there have become a few numbers that we could confirm in the suburbs of Tendo-shi now in those days.
For relationship with such Hiroshige, Hiroshige Museum was born in town of bath Tendo in April, 1997 equal to birth 200 years.

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●First Hiroshige Utagawa (1797-1858)
 We are born in (1797) Edo Sugo, Yatsushiro bank firefighter mansion in 1797. Childhood name Tokutaro.
 (1811) wants to be ukiyoe artist these days in 1811 and becomes a disciple of Toyohiro Utagawa.
 Image of Hiroshige is permitted in 1812 by master of (1812), hohirome.
 It is for the (1833) "Tokaido 53rd" open in 1833. We get favorable reception.
 We die in dawn on (1858) September 6 in 1858.

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We display work of ukiyoe artist, Hiroshige Utagawa who played an active part as great master of paysage in the times by the late Tokugawa period.
Precious artworks including color woodblock prints of "fifty-three stages of the Tokaido" are put.

≪Hiroshige Museum≫
〒994-0025 1-2-1, Kamatahoncho, Tendo-shi, Yamagata
■Phone number 023-654-6555
■Opening time: From April to October 9:00-18:00
         From November to March 9:00-17:00
             (as for the admission until 30 minutes before closing)
■[Closed] :Tuesday, display spare period
       (please contact Hiroshige Museum for ※ Details.)
■Charge: 600 yen for adults, student 500 yen, 300 yen for children
  Person with a disability rate :300 yen for adults, student 250 yen, 150 yen for children
  ※Please show notebook.
■Group rate: 500 yen for adults, student 450 yen, 250 yen for children (more than 15 people)
■Parking lot :15, Takinoyu Hotel parking lot (300 accommodation)
  • Name Hiroshige Museum
  • Location 1-2-1, Kamatahoncho, Tendo-shi
  • Phone number 023-654-6555
  • FAX number 023-654-6554
  • Business Hours From April to October, 9:00-18:00 (as for the admission 30 minutes before closing)
    From November to March, 9:00-17:00
  • Closed On Tuesday (in the case of holiday, we are closed the next day)
  • Admission (Individual Visitors)
    Adult: 600 yen
    University, high school, junior high student: 500 yen
    Primary schoolchild: 300 yen

    [group (15 or more)]
    Adult: 500 yen
    University, high school, junior high student: 450 yen
    Primary schoolchild: 250 yen

    [person with a disability rate]
    300 yen for adults, student 250 yen, 150 yen for children
    ※Please show notebook.

    ※[March 26, 2018] It is current information.
     As it may be different from fact,
     For more details, please refer directly.

  • Access It is a 15-minute walk from Tendo Station
  • Parking lot Available
  • Contact information Hiroshige Museum
  • URL http://www.hiroshige-tendo.jp/
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