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Asian Art
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797–1858

New Year’s Eve, Fox Fires by the Nettle Tree at Oji, from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

1857

Ukiyo-e, polychrome wood block print, first impression

sheet: 14 5/16 × 9 5/8 in. (36.4 × 24.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.9.4
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955), New York; bequest in 1955 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 251, no. 465, ill.

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 42, no. 13.

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