View From Koshigaya in Musashi Province (Musashi Koshigaya), No. 14 from the series Thirty-Six Views of Fuji (Fuji Sanjūrokkei)

Utagawa Hiroshige I, Japanese, 1797 - 1858. Published by Tsutaya Kichizō, Kōeidō.

Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia

Period:
Edo Period (1615-1868)

Date:
1858

Medium:
Color woodcut

Dimensions:
Ōban tate-e: 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches (35.2 x 24.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1959-94-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Carl Zigrosser, 1959

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Utagawa Hiroshige was one of Japan’s most talented nineteenth-century landscape artists. This woodcut is part of a series of views of Mount Fuji in which the revered mountain is seen in the distance, often glimpsed through trees, reeds, or raindrops that occupy the immediate foreground.