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Kanazawahakkei that Hiroshige Utagawa described

Last update date March 14, 2019

Chinese Buddhist priest, shinetsuzenshi (shinetsuzenshi) which dropped in at place of Kanazawa in 1694 are great admiration if they look very much alike scenery from Nomi temple (current Nokendai) in the ** (they carry they carry) eight beauty spots of hometown China. From this, it was named Kanazawahakkei and became station name. It is superb view which ukiyoe artist, Hiroshige Utagawa of the late Tokugawa period drew.

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About Hiroshige Utagawa

Hiroshige Utagawa (utagawahiroshige)
1797 through 1858 (from 1797 to 1858)
Ukiyoe artist from Edo that is famous for scenery print of "fifty-three stages of the Tokaido."
It is also called Hiroshige Andou (Hiroshige that how about bean jam).
We halved popularity of general public with Hokusai Katsushika (we win and tear Kahoku) as landscape artist in those days.
In paysage "Musashi Kanazawahakkei", the first edition is stored in temple in ward.

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