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京都名所之内 あらし山満花
Cherry Blossoms at Arashiyama, from the series Famous Places of Kyōto

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1834
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
9 3/8 x 14 15/32 in. (23.8 x 36.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
JP35
Not on view
After passing through the mountains in a rapid, narrow current known as the Hozugawa, the wide Ōi River flows gently along the northwestern corner of the ancient capital, Kyoto. The bridge across the Ōi, called the Togetsukyō ("reflected-moon bridge"), is famous as a scenic site in Arashiyama, especially during the cherry blossom season.
Signature: Hiroshige ga.

Marking: Publisher's seal: Kawagushi han
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