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This print is part of Hiroshige's series "Famous Views of Kyoto". After studying at the Utagawa art school, Hiroshige was considered proficent in multiple styles of painting including: Kanō, Nanga (or "southern painting"), Shijō, and Western. These approaches and traditions influenced his unique style.

Details

  • Title: Yodogawa (Passenger Boat on the Yodo River)
  • Creator: Utagawa Hiroshige
  • Date: 1834
  • 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 2205

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