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Hiroshige

[heer-oh-shee-gey; Japanese hee-raw-shee-ge] /ˌhɪər oʊˈʃi geɪ; Japanese ˈhi rɔˈʃi gɛ/
noun
1.
Ando
[ahn-daw] /ˈɑnˈdɔ/ (Show IPA),
("Tokube") 1797–1858, Japanese painter.
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  • The prints of Hiroshige and Hokusai generally undergo no change.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • But it is, I like to think, what Hiroshige would most enjoy.

    The Idyl of Twin Fires Walter Prichard Eaton
  • Many of Hiroshige's prints derive a considerable portion of their beauty from the subtlety of these gradations.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • The composition reminds one of a Hiroshige study of midnight.

  • Prices for Hiroshige prints vary so with the quality of the impression that generalizations are impossible.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • The blue mystery that veils the world from dusk to dawn is in the colour-prints of Hiroshige.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Hiroshige was born in 1796, just as the great period of figure-designing was drawing to its close.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Few painters have understood the art of selection, and here Hiroshige and the other Japanese were of use.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • One of the collector's treasures is a striking memorial portrait by Kunisada that was issued shortly after Hiroshige's death.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Hiroshige takes rank by unanimous consent as the foremost landscape artist produced by the Ukioye School.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
British Dictionary definitions for Hiroshige

Hiroshige

/ˌhɪərəʊˈʃiːɡeɪ/
noun
1.
Ando (ˈɑːndəʊ). 1797–1858, Japanese artist, esp of colour wood-block prints
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