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Minakuchi: Famous Pine Trees at the Foot of Mount Hiramatsu (Minakuchi, meisho Hiramatsu yama no fumoto) from the series 53 Stations of Tokaido

Catalog Data

Artist:
Ando Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797–1858  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi)
Type:
landscapes
Woodblcok Print
Object Name:
Woodblcok Print
Made in:
Japan
Date:
1855
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Here we see middle-class people viewing famous pine trees at the foot of Mount Hiramatsu. A smaller figure, small enough to be a child, is guiding the way for two other older folks. On either side of this group of visitors are people carrying bundles of sticks.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson
Accession Number:
1941-31-247
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1941-31-247