Art on Tuesday: Gardens

On the left we have the “Flower Park and Dangozaka Slope in Sendagi” (千駄木団子坂花屋敷, Sendagi Dangozaka Hanayashiki) which shows a cherry orchard and the pavilion of the violet spring.

On the right it is the “View to the North from Asukayama” (飛鳥山北の眺望, Asukayama kita no chōbō), which is located in the Asukayama Park. Shôgun Tokugawa Yoshimune was fond of the garden, so he ordered to plant many cherry trees here. You can still visit this park today. Both woodblock prints are part of the “100 Famous Views of Edo” by Utagawa Hiroshige.

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