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Title

Full blossom at Arashiyama, from the series Famous places of Kyoto

circa 1835


Artist

Hiroshige Andô/Utagawa

Japan

1797 - 1858


Details


Other Title

Full blossom at Arashiyama, on the Oi river


Alternative title

Kyôto meisho no uchi: Arashiyama manka


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1835


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

21.8 x 35.2 cm image; 24.9 x 37.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO8.1961


Artist information

Hiroshige Andô/Utagawa

Works in the collection

26


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Matthi Forrer, Hiroshige - Prints and Drawings, Munich, 1997, not paginated (colour illus.). cat. no.52

Virginia Spate and Gary Hickey, Monet & Japan, Canberra, 2001, 140 (colour illus.). cat.no. 79