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武蔵小金井 Musashi koganei (Koganei in Musashi Province)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • 武蔵小金井 Musashi koganei (Koganei in Musashi Province), 1858, 4th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 富士三十六景 Fuji sanjūrokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.4009
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There is a tree on the left side of the woodcut in the foreground. Behind it, a blue creek flows toward the horizon. There are small pink flowers on the right side of the creek and short, light brown cliffs on the left. There is a mountain in the background behind the tree and creek bank on the left.