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Karasaki no Yan (Night Rain on Karasaki Pine)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Karasaki no Yan (Night Rain on Karasaki Pine), circa 1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ōmi Hakkei no Uchi (Eight Views of Ōmi), popularly known as Eight Views of Lake Biwa
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, mica
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 224 x 346 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 13/16 x 13 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 224 x 346 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 13/16 x 13 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7287
Description
Label Text

Large pine tree silhouetted in heavy rainfall. Temples, boats, and harbor. Cartouche at top left corner with poem.