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Woodblock print - Lingering Snow on Mount Hira
  • Lingering Snow on Mount Hira
    Ando Hiroshige, born 1797 - died 1858
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Lingering Snow on Mount Hira

  • Object:

    Woodblock print

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1834-1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ando Hiroshige, born 1797 - died 1858 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print from wood blocks, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2376-1912

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Hiroshige was one of the leading print and book designers of the Edo period (1615-1868), best known for his landscape compositions. In this print, the multiple peaks of Mount Hira, to the north of Lake Biwa, tower above a village in the foreground.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1834-1835 (made)

Artist/maker

Ando Hiroshige, born 1797 - died 1858 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print from wood blocks, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 250 mm, Width: 370 mm, Height: 222 mm of image, Width: 350 mm of image

Subjects depicted

Mountains

Categories

Prints

Collection

East Asia Collection

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