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

Driving Rain at Shono, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido

ca. 1833–34

Polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 9 × 13 1/2 in. (22.9 × 34.3 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1969.31.39
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 46, no. 2.

Louisa Cunningham, The Spirit of Place: Japanese Paintings and Prints of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1984), 51–52, no. 15, ill.

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