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Edo Meisho: Ochanomizu

Accession Number
1948/1.142

Title
Edo Meisho: Ochanomizu

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1853

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
8 7/8 in x 13 3/8 in (22.54 cm x 33.97 cm);14 1/16 in x 19 1/16 in (35.72 cm x 48.42 cm);8 7/8 in x 13 3/8 in (22.54 cm x 33.97 cm);12 3/16 in x 17 11/16 in (30.96 cm x 44.93 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Figures in the snowy landscape.

Physical Description
A snow scene of the canal. Snow covers the house roofs, the boat shelters, and the trees. Three travelers in blue robes are walking in the snow, two of them are carrying umbrellas.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
boats
canals (waterways)
figures (representations)
houses
parasols (costume accessories)
snow (precipitation)
snowstorms
storms
winter
woodcuts (prints)

1 Related Resource

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)

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