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Snow at Asakusa
  • Takahashi Shōtei
    born: Asakusa District, Tokyo, Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Snow at Asakusa, circa 1920s, Taisho period (1912–1926) or Showa period (1926–1989)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2032
Label Text

Color print depicting a six-story, red temple in a winter scene. The roofs on the temple are covered with snow, as are the trees in the foreground. There is a figure wearing black clothing and holding an umbrella, standing in the foreground. There is snow dotting the gray sky.