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Awazu no seiran (Clear Weather after Storm at Awazu)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Awazu no seiran (Clear Weather after Storm at Awazu), 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: 220 x 337 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 13 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 220 x 337 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 13 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7431
Description

Travellers on diagonal road lined up with river at edge of Lake Biwa. Mountains silhouetted, evening glow in orange. Cartouche with poem, upper right corner.