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

「近江八景之内 比良暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.5 x 34.7 cm (8 7/8 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1249

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1249, *11.17243 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.17255, 21.6807 (variant), 21.6808

Inscription

Poem: Yuki haruru/ Hira no takane no/ yûgure wa/ hana no sakari ni/ suguru koro ka na

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection