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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I; Uoya Eikichi (publisher)
Culture:Japanese (1797-1858)
Title:Gotenyama, Shinagawa, from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei [One hundred famous views of Edo]
Date Made:1856 (Ansei 3, forth month of the year of Dragon)
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 1/16 in x 14 in; 45.9 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet: 14 in x 9 9/16 in; 35.6 cm x 24.3 cm; Image: 13 5/16 in x 8 7/8 in; 33.8 cm x 22.5 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink in red cartouche): [Japanese character, Hiroshige hitsu]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink in red cartouche): [Japanese character, Meisho Edo Hyakkei]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink in orange cartouche): [Japanese character, Shinagawa / Goten / Yama]; SEAL: recto, upp. r. (black ink, margin): [Japanese character, Shin shi]; SEAL: recto, upp. r. (black ink, margin): [Japanese character, Aratame]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (black ink, margin): [Japanese character, Shitaya Uoei].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.8.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund

This is no. 28 (spring section) on the title page for the One hundred famous views of Edo series. A vertical print of people crossing a small footbridge in the foreground in the floodplane of a creek, then scalling a small cliff. Cherry trees in the background.

Ukiyo-e; landscapes; views

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