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Snow Landscape with Skull Shapes, left sheet of the triptych Taira Kiyomori Haunted by Strange Sights (Taira Kiyomori kaii o miru zu)

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Left sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 11.26797-9 (complete triptych), 21.5920 (left sheet only)

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1845

Catalogue Raisonné

Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Musha-e (2003), #49 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #061

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 26 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5920

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints