Twilight Snow at Mount Hira (Hira bosetsu), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei)

「近江八景 比良暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 238, chûban #5.6

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.5 x 16.8 cm (9 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9034

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

May 1916, 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