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Lingering Snow on Mount Hira

Woodblock Print
ca. 1834-1835 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Additional TitleEight Views in Ômi Province (series title)
Materials and Techniques
Colour print from wood blocks, on paper
Dimensions
  • Height: 250mm
  • Width: 370mm
  • Of image height: 222mm
  • Of image width: 350mm
Styles
Subject depicted
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2376-1912

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record createdFebruary 2, 2007
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