Evening Snowfall at Hira, c. 1846-1868
Ink on Paper
8 5/8 in. x 13 9/16 in. (21.91 cm x 34.45 cm)
Signed Hiroshige ga. Kiwame seal in upper left corner.
Colored ink on paper; woodblock print; oban yoko-e.
Ninteenth century Japanese color woodblock print depicting snow capped hills with pine above a blue lake. Poem: "He who would see the beauty of the evening on the peaks of Hira must behold it after the snows have fallen, and before the flowers are fully blown."
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