ANDO HIROSHIGE
EIGHT VIEWS COMPARING WOMEN AND SCENERY


Eight Views, Comparing Women and Scenery
Soto to uchi sugata hakkei

Date: 1821
Publisher: Eijudo
Format: Oban Tateye
Number of Prints: 4/4
References: Memorial Catalogue, Strange

This series consists of four sheets each having two views, one in a small circle above the figure piece.



Koshi no Yau
Evening rain (Outdoor)
Magaki no Seiran
Courtesan fully attired offering kiseru (smoking pipe) to her lover outside (Indoor)


Roka no Bosetsu
Evening snow on the verandah (Outdoor)
Zashiki no Yusho
Woman going to rest and calling her servant by clapping her hands (Indoor)


Tampo no Rakugan
Wild geese homing, and a kago hurrying on the road (Outdoor)
Kinuginu ban sho
Woman awakening from sleep (Indoor)


Yanagi bashi no Shugetsu
Girls on a jetty pulling in a boat (Outdoor)
Kuake no Kihan
Geisha in night robe warming her hands over a charcoal fire (Indoor)