Fujikawa: Scene at Post Outskirts
Utagawa Hiroshige ( Japanese, 1797 - 1858 )
This print illustrates a formal procession delivering an annual gift of horses from the Shogun to the Emperor. Andō Hiroshige accompanied such a procession on his trip along the Tōkaidō prior to designing this series.
Anna McFarland, Ichiryusai Hiroshige: The Fifty-Three Stages of the Tokaido, Label text, 1986.