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Cranes and Rabbits, from the series Shell Crafts at the Temple in Asakusa

Cranes and Rabbits, from the series Shell Crafts at the Temple in Asakusa

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
Cranes and Rabbits, from the series Shell Crafts at the Temple in Asakusa
Date
1820-1825
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
363 x 245 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.2112
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

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