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Title

View from Massaki of Suijin Shrine, Uchigawa Inlet and Sekiya Sekiya , from the series One hundred famous views of Edo

1857

Artist

Hiroshige Andô/Utagawa

Japan

1797 - 1858

  • Details

    Other Titles
    Sekiya and Sujin woods from Masaki neighbourhood
    Sekiya, inlet and Suijin Woods viewed 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
    Period
    Ansei era 1854 - 1860 Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    1857
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
    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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Hiroshige Andô/Utagawa

    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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