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Title

Sekiya, inlet and Suijin Woods viewed from Masaki neighbourhood, from the series One hundred famous views of Edo

1857


Artist

Andô/Utagawa HIROSHIGE

Japan

1797 - 1858


About

The last major artist of the 'ukiyo-e' school, Hiroshige is most famous for his series of landscape prints. This print typifies the sensitivity to nature and originality of composition for which he is famous.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.255.


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Other Title

Sekiya and Sujin woods from Masaki neighbourhood


Alternative title

Masaki hen yori Suijin no mori uchikawa Sekiya no sato o miru zu


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1857


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Edition

first edition


Dimensions

34.0 x 22.5 cm image; 36.0 x 24.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink, incised on block "Hiroshige ga" [picture by Hiroshige]. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO13.1961


Artist information

Andô/Utagawa HIROSHIGE

Works in the collection

23


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Matthi Forrer, Hiroshige - Prints and Drawings, Munich, 1997, not paginated (colour illus.). cat. no.102

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 255 (colour illus.).

Public Programmes Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales and The Japan Foundation (Editors), Art speaks Japanese: Japanese language education kit from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007, colour illus.. card no. 10