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This print is part of Hiroshige's series "Famous Views of Kyoto". This is just one of hundreds of series that Hiroshige composed. He received an extremely small fee for his images and designed thousands; scholars have suggested that this is why he is so prolific.

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  • Title: Kiyomidzu (Cherry-Blossom at Kiyomidzu Temple)
  • Creator: Utagawa Hiroshige
  • Date: 1835
  • Physical Location: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
  • Provenance: This series was possibly purchased by the Billings women during their trip to Japan in 1898. Alternatively, it may have been a given to the family from their good friend, Sho Nemoto.
  • Contributor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, National Park Service
  • Catalog Number: MABI 9288b

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