An Artist’s Portal to Old Japan Alan Suemori Special to The Hawai‘i Herald In August 1832, the remarkable ukiyoe artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) set off on a journey on the Tökaidö Road that would change his life forever. Through family connections, Hiroshige joined a select entourage of Tokugawa officials accompanying the shogun’s annual tribute of…

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