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Herons in Snow
  • Ohara Shōson
    active: Japan
  • Herons in Snow, circa 1910s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 375 x 167 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 3/4 x 6 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 381 x 173 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 x 6 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Fina C. Ott
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0174
Label Text

Four white birds in flight (identified as herons). There are flecks of snow in the air. The bottom of the page is blue with a snow covered tree branch coming out of the left side.