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Shinobugaoka no bosetsu (Evening snowfall at Shinobugaoka)
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Shinobugaoka no bosetsu (Evening snowfall at Shinobugaoka), 1843–1847, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo hakkei (Eight Views of Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 218 x 342 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 9/16 x 13 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 252 x 374 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7834
Description

View of Shinobugaoka over-looking Shinobazu Pond in Ueno. Priests clearing away snow in front of enterance that leads to the bridge to the island in Shinobazu pond. Herons in flight. Fan shape cartouche in top right corner.