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Tôto Meisho Series: White Rain on Nihon Bridge (Nihonbashi no shirazame)

Accession Number
1948/1.139

Title
Tôto Meisho Series: White Rain on Nihon Bridge (Nihonbashi no shirazame)

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1840-1841

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
9 in x 13 3/4 in (22.86 cm x 34.92 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);12 3/8 in x 16 15/16 in (31.43 cm x 43.02 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Rainy scene on a bridge.

Physical Description
Rainy scene in a village. There is a bridge in the foreground, with several figures walking across with umbrellas. Houses and mountains appear in the distance.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
boats
bridges (built works)
figures (illustrations)
houses
mountains
rain
water (inorganic material)
woodcuts (prints)

2 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Transportation
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)

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