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Edo Meisho: Yushima Shrine in the Snow (Yushima tenmangu, Yukihare no zu)

Accession Number
1948/1.144

Title
Edo Meisho: Yushima Shrine in the Snow (Yushima tenmangu, Yukihare no zu)

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1853

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
8 11/16 in x 13 7/16 in (22.07 cm x 34.13 cm);14 in x 19 in (35.56 cm x 48.26 cm);8 11/16 in x 13 7/16 in (22.07 cm x 34.13 cm);12 3/16 in x 17 5/16 in (30.96 cm x 43.97 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Landscape in the snow.

Physical Description
A snow scene of people walking up the stairs leading to the snow-covered shrine and temple complex.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
color woodcuts
shrines (structures)
snow (precipitation)
stairs
steps (stair units)
temples (buildings)
winter

1 Related Resource

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

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