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Hira no bosetsu (Evening Snow on Mt. Hira)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Hira no bosetsu (Evening Snow on Mt. Hira), 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
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 224 x 346 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 13/16 x 13 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 244 x 369 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7289
Description
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Blue lake in lower right corner, lower left corner. Travellers in winter. Storm blows to left. Jagged mountain peaks reinforce harshness of winter. Silhouette of Mt. Hiei in back. Cartouche with poem, upper left corner.