An image of Sekiya, inlet and Suijin Woods viewed from Masaki neighbourhood

Andô/Utagawa HIROSHIGE

(Japan 1797 – 1858)

Sekiya, inlet and Suijin Woods viewed from Masaki neighbourhood, from the series One hundred famous views of Edo

Other titles:
Sekiya and Sujin woods from Masaki neighbourhood
Location
Not on display
Further information

The last major artist of the 'ukiyo-e' school, Hiroshige is most famous for his series of landscape prints. This print typifies the sensitivity to nature and originality of composition for which he is famous.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.255.

Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868, Ansei era 1854–1860
Year
1857
Media
Print
Medium
colour woodcut
Dimensions
34.0 x 22.5 cm image; 36.0 x 24.2 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink, incised on block "Hiroshige ga" [picture by Hiroshige]. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
DO13.1961