Aoi Slope outside Toronomon Gate

Date 1857
Technique Woodblock Print
Price $2,200.00
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On a wintery night two artisans carrying lanterns  march up a slope after bathing in the icy water.
The ritual is designed to strengthen charcter and purge negative mental attitude.
The addition of two dogs illustrates the confrontation of man and beast, a device used byHiroshsige as a means of
ironic social commentary.
Series; 100m famous vies of Edo