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Snow Scene at the Shrine of Benzaiten in the Pond at Inokashira (Inokashira no ike Benzaiten no yashiro yuki no kei), from the series Snow, Moon, and Flowers at Famous Places (Meisho setsugekka)

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MFA impressions: 06.657, 06.1263, 11.2172, 20.36, 21.8893


Hiroshige ga 広重画


May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1844–45 (Kôka 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #84.1; Tanba 1965, #223; Matsuki 1939, #s 311 and 312


Horizontal ôban; 23.9 x 36 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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