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spring landscape
  • Hishikawa Sōri
    active 1790–1810
    active: Japan
  • spring landscape, circa 1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 202 x 557 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 79 1/2 x 219 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7803
Label Text

Horizontal landscape composition. The right half of the composition is filled with rolling hills dotted with trees. Structures at center along the shoreline. Filling the bottom left quadrant is a body of water, a figure with a boat floats on the water near the bottom left corner. Mountains and hills run horizontally across the center of the composition, left half. Mt. Fuji is just left of center, hidden by mist. Artists inscription at upper right.