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Ando Hiroshige (aka Hiroshige), Japanese, (1797–1858)
Station 33, Motoyama, c. 1836-1843
Ink on Paper
8 3/4 in. x 13 3/8 in. (222.25 mm x 339.73 mm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. James W. Johnson
Accession Number: 46.1.152


Marks
On verso in pencil: X Johnson 82 Hiroshige. On mat in pencil: kisokaido #33 46.1.152 Jo X 82 Hiroshige.

Medium
Nishiki-e, horizontal oban; colored ink on paper.

Object Description
Color woodblock print with an image of two peasants sitting on a log next to a fire, along a roadside in Motoyama.

“A large pine tree blown across the road by the gale, propped up on a trestle, and two wood-sawyers sitting under it by a fire, the smoke from which goes up across a blue sky. Drawing crude.” (Basil Stewart, p.103)

Publisher
Kinjudo (Ise-ya Rihei).

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