At the Memorial Art Gallery: Japanese Artist Utagawa Hiroshige

Framing Edo: Masterworks from Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views

Utagawa Hiroshige, Suidō Bridge and Surugadai (1856–58). Arthur R. Miller collection.

Selections from the Arthur R. Miller Collection

September 21, 2012–January 13, 2013 in the Lockhart Gallery

This exhibition showcases more than 30 highlights from the Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige’s masterpiece One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (ca. 1856-58). Drawn from the extensive collection of Professor Arthur R. Miller, UR ’56, ’08 (Hon), these stunningly beautiful prints represent Hiroshige’s visual technique as well as his nostalgic response to the city€’s rapid change after Japan opened to the West during the mid-1800s.

Some items the Art Division owns on Utagawa Hiroshige