Mountains and Rivers of Kiso (Snow) by Ando Hiroshige

The scale and monumentality of the sweeping compositions in this work, places it closer to painting than to the popular ukiyo-e print.

Details

Medium:
Coloured woodblock
Dimensions:
Each: 36.6 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,146 ( Total: £24,585)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Christie's

Many experts believe that these triptychs surpass Hokusai's earliest landscapes and hail them as the most important Japanese landscape prints.

Provenance

Hans Popper Collection

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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