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Descending Geese

A work made of woodblock print; nagaban, surimono.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodblock print; nagaban, surimono.

Date:

c. 1830

Artist:

Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川 広重
Japanese, 1797-1858

About this artwork

This image was printed only in shades of black and gray, except for the seal below the signature. In addition, it was sprinkled with cut squares of metal leaf, including silver and gold. The upper portion of the print (now missing) would have contained poetry.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige

Title

Descending Geese

Origin

Japan

Date

1825–1835

Medium

Woodblock print; nagaban, surimono

Dimensions

7 5/8 × 19 3/8 in.

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1925.3791

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