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Gazing at Snow on Matsuchi Hill (center sheet from triptych, Fûryû Genji Awase)

Accession Number
1948/1.145

Title
Gazing at Snow on Matsuchi Hill (center sheet from triptych, Fûryû Genji Awase)

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1853

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
12 3/8 in x 9 7/8 in (31.43 cm x 25.08 cm);22 in x 18 in (55.88 cm x 45.72 cm);12 3/8 in x 9 7/8 in (31.43 cm x 25.08 cm);17 15/16 in x 13 1/16 in (45.56 cm x 33.18 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Landscape in the snow.

Physical Description
The snow scene of a village under the mountain. The house roofs, the bridge over the river, the mountain and trees are all covered by the snow. Three birds fly above the riverbank, lingering around the snow-covered pine branches.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
bridges (built works)
color woodcuts
houses
landscapes (environments)
snow (precipitation)
trees
villages

3 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Landscape and Nature, Comparative and Historical
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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