List of Hiroshige II Series



Index ordered by Date

In the table below, the notation (and hyper-link) "Complete" means that what is generally thought to be the complete series is available here, on the linked page. The notations "Partial" and "Examples" mean that some prints (just a few, for the latter notation) from such series are available here.

The notation "All Known"" means that it is not known whether the series contains more prints than are shown here, but all known prints in the series are available here. The nontations "Many" and "Some" mean some prints (just a few, for the latter notation) from such series are available here; i.e. that the series is thought to contain more prints than are shown here.

"Other" means that another web site contains the series - see the link. "Coming" means that a page for this series is in the works, but has not yet been added to the site. "No" means that the site does not currently have any prints from this series.


Title (English) Alternative Title Images Title (Rōmaji) Title (Kanji) Date Format Comments
Famous Places in Edo No Edo meisho no uchi 江戸 名所 之 内 1840s horizontal half-aiban
All Sorts of Flowers of Edo List of Beauties of Edo Coming Edo no hana zukushi 江戸 の 花 尽くし 1849-50 Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi
Eight Views of Famous Places in Edo Some Edo meisho hakkei 江戸 名所 八景 ca. 1851-53 vertical ōban Pictures of bijin, with views of Edo in the background.
Fifty-three Stages of the Tōkaidō Complete Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi 東海道 五十三 次 1854 (2) horizontal yotsugiri
The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers 47 Ronin Many Chūshingura 忠臣蔵  1855 (1) horizontal ōban
Rebuses of the Names of Famous Places in Edo Coming Edo meisho hanjimono 江戸 名所 はんじもの 1858 (5-8) vertical ōban
Famous Places in Edo Many Edo meisho 江戸 名所 1858 (10-11) horizontal ōban Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tōbei (Kinkōdō)
Artistic Flowers and Birds No Furyū kwacho-no nagame Before 1859 Publisher: Yamajin
The Five Festivals, Illustrated by Women No Tōei mitate gōseku Before 1859 vertical ōban A set of 5. Publisher: Yamajin
Miracles of Kannon Other Kanzeon reigenki 観音霊験記 1859 vertical ōban Joint work with Toyokuni III and Kunisada II
Eight Views of Ōmi Partial Ōmi hakkei 近江 八 景 1859 (2) horizontal ōban
Famous Places in Edo Some Edo meisho 江戸 名所 1859 (2) horizontal ōban Publisher: Fujiokaya Keijirō (Shoeidō or Shorindō)

Likely a different Edo meisho from the previous one; a different publisher, and different format title cartouches.

One Hundred Views of Famous Places in the Provinces One Hundred Famous Views in the Various Provinces All Known Shokoku meisho hyakkei 諸国 名所 百景 1859 (12) vertical ōban
Famous Places in the Eastern Capital Some Tōto meisho 東都 名所 1860 (10) horizontal ōban Publisher: Yorozuya Kichibei

"Eastern capital" refers to Edo; this was a common nickname for Edo at that point.

Forty-Eight Views of Famous Places in Edo Forty-Eight Famous Views of Edo Complete Edo meisho yonjūhakkei 江戸 名所 四十八 景 1860 (12) - 1861 (1) vertical chūban
Thirty-six Views of the Eastern Capital Complete Tōto sanjūrokkei 東都 三十六 景 1861 (6) - 1862 (9) vertical ōban
Views of Famous Places in Edo Many Edo meisho zue 江戸 名勝 圖會 1861 (10) - 1864 (2) vertical ōban
Souvenirs of Edo Some Edo miyage 江戸 美家計 1861 (11) vertical ōban
Eight Views of the Sumida River Complete Sumida-gawa hakkei 隅田川 八 景 1861 (11) vertical ōban
Eight Views of the Soga Brothers Mirrored in the Actors' Handwriting Eight Views of the Soga Plays with Examples of the Actor's Poetry in their Own Hands Other Soga hakkei jihitsu kagami 曽我 八景 自筆 鏡 1861 (12) vertical ōban Joint work with Toyokuni III
Sixty-eight Views of the Various Provinces Complete Shokoku rokujū-hakkei 諸国 六十八 景 1862 (2) vertical chūban
Famous Places in the Eastern Capital Many Tōto meisho 東都 名所 1862 (2-3) horizontal ōban Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendō)

A different Tōto meisho from the previous one; a different publisher, and different format title cartouches.

Famous Places in Edo Some Edo meisho 江戸 名所 1862 (6) horizontal ōban Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizō (Kōeidō)

Likely a different Edo meisho from the previous one; a different publisher, and different format title cartouches.

Collection of Famous Places in the Eastern Capital in the Four Seasons Some Tōto shiki meisho zukushi 東都 四季 名所 盡 1862 (11) vertical ōban Joint work with Toyokuni III
Flowers of Edo with Pictures of Noted Views Other Edo no hana meisho-e 江戸 廼 花華 名勝會 1862 (12) - 1863 (11) vertical ōban Joint work with Toyokuni III

Some sources end the title with "no awase" (roughly, 'facing groups of'), but recent scholarship has discounted this in favour of the shorter version given here.

Among Famous Places of the Tōkaidō 'Processional' Tōkaidō (Gyōretsu Tōkaidō) Other Tōkaidō meisho no uchi 東海道 名所 之 内 1863 (4) vertical ōban Joint series with a number of other artists, including Toyokuni III and Yoshitoshi.

Some prints from this series (or group of series; there is some confusion) contain series titles of just 'Tōkaidō no uchi' or 'Tōkaidō'.

The Tōkaidō Partial Tōkaidō 東海道 1863 (8) - 1864 (2) vertical chūban
Six Jewel Rivers in the Provinces Partial Shokoku mu tamagawa 諸國 六 玉河 1863 (10) vertical ōban
Thirty-six Views of the Pride of Edo Pride of Edo, Thirty-six Enjoyments Other Edo jiman sanjūrokkyo 江戸 自慢 三十六興 1864 (1-8) vertical ōban Joint work with Toyokuni III
Remembrance of the 54 Chapters of Genji Coming Omokage Genji gojūyon chō 俤 源氏 五十四 帖 1864 (1) - 1865 (8) vertical ōban Joint work with Kunisada II

Publisher: Tsuta-ya Kichizo

Famous Places in the Eastern Capital Some Tōto meisho 東都 名所 1864 (6) horizontal ōban Publisher: Maruya Tetsujirō

Again, a different Tōto meisho from the previous one.

Folding-fan Fifty-three Stages 'Fan' Tōkaidō Suehiro gojū-san tsugi 末広 五十三 次 1865 (5I) vertical ōban Joint series with a number of other artists, including Yoshitoshi, etc.
Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Complete Tōkaidō gojūsan eki 東海道 五拾三 驛 1865 (10) vertical chūban
Thirty-Six Flowers Thirty-Six Selected Flowers Complete Sanjūrokkasen 三十六 花撰 1866 (7-8) vertical ōban
Thirty-six Views of Fuji Examples Fuji sanjūrokkei 富士 三十六 景 1867 (3) vertical ōban
The Tōkaidō Examples Tōkaidō 東海道 1867 (12) vertical chūban


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