View from Massaki of Suijin Shrine, Uchigawa Inlet and Sekiya Sekiya, from the series One hundred famous views of Edo
1797 - 1858
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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5.5cm wide x 8.0cm high
Sekiya and Sujin woods from Masaki neighbourhood
Sekiya, inlet and Suijin Woods viewed from Masaki neighbourhood
Masaki hen yori Suijin no mori uchikawa Sekiya no sato o miru zu
Place where the work was made
woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
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.
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 3 publications
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