Ando Hiroshige

19th c.
Japanese woodblock print
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  • Description
    From the set of prints "53 Stations of the Tokaido." A very steep yellow road in a mountainous district, and at the foot of it people examining a large rock, marking the spot where a murder was committed. Travellers look inquisitively at the popularly called "Night weeping stone" lying on the road. Legend has it that the stone called out to a priest to rescue a child from its dying pregnant mother who had been attacked by bandits at night.
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