Hiroshige, Utagawa (Ando)

Ando Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) was a Japanese print master known for his woodblock prints, illustrations, and paintings. He was a native of Edo, Japan and served as an apprentice to the ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Toyohiro. He was known for his pictures of birds, flowers, and landscapes.

Resources Cited:                                                                                                                                     
Helibrunn Timeline of Art History website: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/JP2492                             
Woodblock Prints in the Ukiyo-e Style: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/ukiy/hd_ukiy.htm