Sparrows and Camellia in Snow

A work made of color woodblock print; otanzaku.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of color woodblock print; otanzaku.

Date:

c. 1831/33

Artist:

Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川 広重
Japanese, 1797–1858

Publisher: Samo-Ya Kihei
Japanese
Publisher: Sano-Ya Kihei
Japanese

About this artwork

Two versions of this design exist in the Art Institute’s collection, each printed by a different publisher. This image is thought to be the later of the two versions. The most striking difference between the two impressions is the rendering of the color of the sky.

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Asian Art

Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige

Title

Sparrows and Camellia in Snow

Origin

Japan

Date

1826–1838

Medium

Color woodblock print; otanzaku

Dimensions

38.7 x 17 cm

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1925.3637

Extended information about this artwork

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