Kunisada: The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road
Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi

Date: ca.1838
Publisher: Sanoki
Format: Vertical chuban
Number of Prints: 56/56
References: Stewart, Kunisada Project

In around 1838, Kunisada produced a series of The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road that featured figures of a women in front of a landscape related to the station of the Tokaido. The background landscapes were largely copied from Hiroshige's Great Tokaido. Both sets of prints are presented here for comparison.

1 Nihonbashi

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Kunisada 
View of Nihonbashi in Edo (Edo Nihonbashi no zu) 

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Hiroshige
Nihonbashi: Morning Scene (Nihonbashi, asa no kei)

2 Shinagawa

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Kunisada 
View of Shinagawa (Shinagawa no zu)

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Hiroshige
Shinagawa: Sunrise (Shinagawa, hinode)

3 Kawasaki

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Kunisada 
View of Kawasaki (Kawasaki no zu)

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Hiroshige
Kawasaki: The Rokugō Ferry (Kawasaki, Rokugō watashibune)

4 Kanagawa

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Kunisada 
View of Kanagawa (Kanagawa no zu)

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Hiroshige
Kanagawa: View of the Embankment (Kanagawa, dai no kei)

5 Hodogaya

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Kunisada 
View of Hodogaya (Hodogaya no zu)

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Hiroshige
Hodogaya: Shinmachi Bridge (Hodogaya, Shinmachi-bashi)

6 Totsuka

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Kunisada 
View of Totsuka (Totsuka zu)

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Hiroshige
Totsuka: Motomachi Fork (Totsuka, Motomachi betsudō)

7 Fujisawa

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Kunisada 
View of Fujisawa (Fujisawa zu)

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Hiroshige
Fujisawa: The Yugyō-ji Temple (Fujisawa, Yugyō-ji)

8 Hiratsuka

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Kunisada 
View of Hiratsuka  (Hiratsuka zu)

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Hiroshige
Hiratsuka: Nawate Road (Hiratsuka, Nawate michi)

9 Ōiso

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Kunisada 
View of Ōiso (Ōiso no zu)

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Hiroshige
Ōiso: Tora's Rain (Ōiso, Tora ga ame)

10 Odawara

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Kunisada 
View of Odawara (Odawara no zu)

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Hiroshige
Odawara: The Sakawa River (Odawara, Sakawagawa)

11 Hakone

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Kunisada 
View of Hakone (Hakone no zu)

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Hiroshige
Hakone: View of the Lake (Hakone, kosui no zu)

12 Mishima

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Kunisada 
View of Mishima (Mishima no zu)

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Hiroshige
Mishima: Morning Mist (Mishima, asagiri)

13 Numazu

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Kunisada 
View of Numazu (Numazu zu)

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Hiroshige
Numazu: Twilight (Numazu, tasogare zu)

14 Hara

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Kunisada 
View of Hara (Hara no zu)

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Hiroshige
Hara: Mount Fuji in the Morning (Hara, asa no Fuji)

15 Yoshiwara

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Kunisada
View of Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara zu)

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Hiroshige
Yoshiwara: Mount Fuji on the Left (Yoshiwara, hidari Fuji)

16 Kanbara

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Kunisada 
View of Kanbara (Kanbara zu)

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Hiroshige
Kanbara: Night Snow (Kanbara, yoru no yuki)

17 Yui

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Kunisada 
View of Yui (Yui no zu)

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Hiroshige
Yui: Satta Peak (Yui, Satta mine)

18 Okitsu

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Kunisada 
View of Okitsu (Okitsu no zu)

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Hiroshige
Okitsu: The Okitsu River (Okitsu, Okitsugawa)

19 Ejiri

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Kunisada 
View of Ejiri (Ejiri no zu)

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Hiroshige
Ejiri: Distant View of Miho (Ejiri, Miho enbō)

20 Fuchū

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Kunisada
View of Fuchū (Fuchū no zu)

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Hiroshige
Fuchū: The Abe River (Fuchū, Abekawa)

21 Mariko

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Kunisada 
View of Mariko (Mariko no zu)

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Hiroshige
Mariko: Famous Tea Shop (Mariko, meibutsu chamise)

22 Okabe

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Kunisada 
View of Okabe (Okabe no zu)

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Hiroshige
Okabe: Utsu Mountain (Okabe, Utsu no yama)

23 Fujieda

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Kunisada 
View of Fujieda (Fujieda no zu)

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Hiroshige
Fujieda: Changing Porters and Horses (Fujieda, jinba tsugitate)

24 Shimada

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Kunisada 
View of Shimada (Shimada no zu)

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Hiroshige
Shimada: The Suruga Bank of the Ōi River (Shimada, Ōigawa Sungan)

25 Kanaya

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Kunisada 
View of Kanaya (Kanaya no zu)

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Hiroshige
Kanaya: The Far Bank of the Ōi River (Kanaya, Ōigawa engan)

26 Nissaka

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Kunisada 
View of Nissaka (Nissaka no zu)

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Hiroshige
Nissaka: Sayo Mountain Pass (Nissaka, Sayo no nakayama)

27 Kakegawa

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Kunisada 
View of Kakegawa (Kakegawa no zu)

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Hiroshige
Kakegawa: View of Akiba Mountain (Kakegawa, Akiba-san enbō)

28 Fukuroi

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Kunisada 
View of Fukuroi (Fukuroi no zu)

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Hiroshige
28 Fukuroi: Tea Stall (Fukuroi, dejaya no zu)

29 Mitsuke

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Kunisada 
View of Mitsuke (Mitsuke no zu)

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Hiroshige
Mitsuke: Tenryū River View (Mitsuke, Tenryūgawa zu)

30 Hamamatsu

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Kunisada 
View of Hamamatsu (Hamamatsu no zu)

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Hiroshige
Hamamatsu: Winter Scene (Hamamatsu, fuyugare no zu)

31 Maisaka

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Kunisada 
View of Maisaka (Maisaka no zu)

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Hiroshige
Maisaka: View of Imagiri (Maisaka, Imagiri shinkei)

32 Arai

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Kunisada 
View of Arai (Arai no zu)

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Hiroshige
Arai: Ferryboat (Arai, watashibune no zu)

33 Shirasuka

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Kunisada 
View of Shirasuka (Shirasuka no zu)

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Hiroshige
Shirasuka: View of Shiomizaka (Shirasuka, Shiomizaka zu)

34 Futakawa

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Kunisada 
View of Futakawa (Futakawa no zu)

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Hiroshige
Futakawa: Monkey Plateau (Futakawa, Sarugababa)

35 Yoshida

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Kunisada 
View of Yoshida (Yoshida no zu)

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Hiroshige
Yoshida: The Toyokawa River Bridge (Yoshida, Toyokawabashi)

36 Goyu

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Kunisada 
View of Goyu (Goyu no zu)

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Hiroshige
Goyu: Women Stopping Travellers (Goyu, tabibito tomeru onna)

37 Akasaka

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Kunisada 
View of Akasaka (Akasaka no zu)

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Hiroshige
Akasaka: Inn with Serving Maids (Akasaka, ryosha shōfu no zu)

38 Fujikawa

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Kunisada 
View of Fujikawa (Fujikawa no zu)

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Hiroshige
Fujikawa: Scene at Post Outskirts (Fujikawa, bōhana no zu)

39 Okazaki

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Kunisada 
View of Okazaki (Okazaki no zu)

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Hiroshige
Okazaki: Yahagi Bridge (Okazaki, Yahagi no hashi)

40 Chiryū

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Kunisada 
View of Chiryū (Chiryū no zu)

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Hiroshige
Chiryū: Early Summer Horse Fair (Chiryū, shuka uma ichi)

41 Narumi

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Kunisada 
View of Narumi (Narumi no zu)

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Hiroshige
Narumi: Famous Arimatsu Tie-dyed Fabric (Narumi, meibutsu Arimatsu shibori)

42 Miya

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Kunisada 
View of Miya (Miya no zu)

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Hiroshige
Miya: Festival of the Atsuta Shrine (Miya, Atsuta shinji)

43 Kuwana

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Kunisada 
View of Kuwana (Kuwana no zu)

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Hiroshige
Kuwana: Shichiri Crossing (Kuwana, Shichiri watashiguchi)

44 Yokkaichi

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Kunisada 
View of Yokkaichi (Yokkaichi no zu)

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Hiroshige
Yokkaichi: Mie River (Yokkaichi, Miegawa)

45 Ishiyakushi

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Kunisada 
View of Ishiyakushi (Ishiyakushi no zu)

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Hiroshige
Ishiyakushi: Ishiyakushi Temple (Ishiyakushi, Ishiyakushi-ji)

46 Shōno

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Kunisada 
View of Shōno (Shōno no zu)

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Hiroshige
Shōno: Driving Rain (Shōno, hakuu)

47 Kameyama

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Kunisada 
View of Kameyama (Kameyama no zu)

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Hiroshige
Kameyama: Clear Weather after Snow (Kameyama, yukibare)

48 Seki

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Kunisada 
View of Seki (Seki no zu)

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Hiroshige
Seki: Early Departure of a Daimyō (Seki, honjin hayadachi)

49 Sakanoshita

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Kunisada 
View of Sakanoshita (Sakanoshita no zu)

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Hiroshige
Sakanoshita: Fudesute Mountain (Sakanoshita, Fudesute mine)

50 Tsuchiyama

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Kunisada 
View of Tsuchiyama (Tsuchiyama no zu)

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Hiroshige
Tsuchiyama: Spring Rain (Tsuchiyama, haru no ame)

51 Minakuchi

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Kunisada 
View of Minakuchi (Minakuchi no zu)

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Hiroshige
Minakuchi: Famous Dried Gourd (Minakuchi, meibutsu kanpyō)

52 Ishibe

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Kunisada 
View of Ishibe (Ishibe no zu)

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Hiroshige
Ishibe: Megawa Village (Ishibe, Megawa no sato)

53 Kusatsu

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Kunisada 
View of Kusatsu (Kusatsu no zu)

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Hiroshige
Kusatsu: Famous Post House (Kusatsu, Meibutsu tateba)

54 Ōtsu

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Kunisada 
View of Ōtsu (Ōtsu no zu)

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Hiroshige
Ōtsu: Hashirii Teahouse (Ōtsu, Hashirii chaya)

55 Kyoto

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Kunisada 
Kyoto: The Great Bridge at Sanjō (Kyō, Sanjō Ōhashi)

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Hiroshige
Kyoto: The Great Bridge at Sanjō (Keishi, Sanjō ōhashi)

56 Kyoto

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Kunisada 
View of Kyoto (Kyōto no zu)