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

White Rain on the Nihon Bridge, from the series Famous Places of the Eastern Capital

ca. 1832

Ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 10 1/4 × 15 1/8 in. (26 × 38.4 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse
1953.1.12
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mrs. Jared Kirtland Morse (Caroline Roberts Morse) (1907–1982), Cromwell, Conn.; gifted in 1953 to 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), 12–13, 41, no. 3, ill.

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