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Artist:
Ando Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797–1858  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi)
Type:
landscapes
Woodblock Print
Object Name:
Woodblock Print
Made in:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1856-58
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Hirogshige: Issued between Tsuta-ya Kichizo (ca. 1800s-60s). aratame [approved] seal plus year month seal: Hare VII [1855]. signature: Hiroshige ga: A view in the foreground contains three figures and blooming cherry blossom trees, that overlook a river, travelling towards a tiny forest and rooftops of a small town. The middle ground shows various sailboats and ships sailing out to sea. There is a small mountain silhouette in the horizon just below the blue skyline, and next to the red sunset are both shown in a gradation. Identical to the print 1941-31-201 except the horizon is red rather than purple.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson
Accession Number:
1941-31-200
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46056ec50-8766-4476-a7d5-7e8ad997034f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1941-31-200