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Asukayama bosetsu: P.3588-R

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Current Location: In storage


Asukayama bosetsu
Translated as: Lingering snow at Asuka hill


Designer: Hiroshige, Utagawa




Colour print from woodblocks with snowflakes spattered in white pigment (gofun). Ôban. Signed: Hiroshige ga. Publisher's seal: Kikakudô (Sanoya Kihei). Censor's seal: kiwame. c.1837-8.

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Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Riches, Thomas Henry


19th Century
Circa 1837 CE - Circa 1838 CE

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Colour printing

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Accession number: P.3588-R
Primary reference Number: 182517
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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