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Twilight Snow at Hira (Hira bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

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A variant edition with the background mountain omitted. MFA impressions: 06.1249, 11.17243, 11.17255, 21.6807 (variant), 21.6808

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

January 1914, 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 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #28.6

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.1 x 36.4 cm (9 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6807

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints