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Zojoji Temple in Shiba

Kawase Hasui, Japanese, (1883–1957)

Creation date: 1925
Creation place: Japan

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Type: Woodblock
Medium and Support: Woodblock
Credit Line: Gift of Alice Klauber and commemorating the Silver Jubilee Celebration of Fine Arts Society
Accession Number: 1950.32.58
Dimensions: 14 1/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. (36.2 cm x 24.13 cm)

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Using a compositional device associated with the work of the 19th-century artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858), this arist positions a pine tree with snow-laden branches in the foreground. Through this frame we see a solitary figure walking across the temple grounds.
Last Updated: 10/29/2010


This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Dreams and Diversions: 250 Years of Japanese Prints from the San Diego Museum of San Diego Museum of Art , 11/6/2010 - 6/5/2011

Visible Vaults The San Diego Museum of Art , 11/12/2016 - 00/00/00


This object has the following bibliographic references:

Andreas Marks and Dr. Sonya Quintanilla. Dreams and Diversions University of Washington Press. Seattle, WA, 2010
Page Number: 196-197, Figure Number: 152


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