An image of View from Massaki of Suijin Shrine, Uchigawa Inlet and Sekiya Sekiya

Hiroshige Andô/Utagawa

(Japan 1797 – 1858)

View from Massaki of Suijin Shrine, Uchigawa Inlet and Sekiya Sekiya, from the series One hundred famous views of Edo

Other titles:
Sekiya and Sujin woods from Masaki neighbourhood, Sekiya, inlet and Suijin Woods viewed from Masaki neighbourhood
Location
Reception
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
woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
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