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Cherry Blossoms at Mt. Goten
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Cherry Blossoms at Mt. Goten, 1800s?, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shiki Koto Meisho (Famous Places in Edo in the Four Seasons)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7388

Vertical landscape print. Flowering tree fills the foreground of the image. Woman sits on grass with cooking implements and a small child at her side. Sign posted near tree in foreground, additional signs in background. Water in background, two boats at center left. Sky is light orange in color.