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近江八景之内 堅田落雁
Geese Alighting at Katada, Lake Biwa

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1835
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
8 13/16 × 13 5/8 in. (22.4 × 34.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
JP51
Not on view
Mine amata
Koete koshiji ni
Mazu chikaki
Katada ni nabiki
Ōtsuru karigane

After crossing many a
mountain range, the wild
geese alight at Katada awhile,
soon to continue their flight
to northern Koshiji.
Signature: Hiroshige ga

Inscription: Verse: After crossing many a mountain range the wild geese alight in Katada for a while, soon to continue their far flight to northern Koshiji.

Marking: Seal: Eikyūdō
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