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Snow Viewing (Yuki no nagame), from the series An Elegant Genji (Furyu Genji)

Snow Viewing (Yuki no nagame), from the series An Elegant Genji (Furyu Genji)

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Hiroshige, Utagawa and Utagawa Kunisada

Artist
Hiroshige, Utagawa and Utagawa Kunisada
(Japanese, 1797-1858) (Japanese, 1786-1864)
Title
Snow Viewing (Yuki no nagame), from the series An Elegant Genji (Furyu Genji)
Date
12/1853
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
356 x 736 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.2220
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]

  • Mueller, Laura. "Competition and Collaboration: Japanese Prints of the Utagawa School." Leiden, The Netherlands: Hotei Publishing, 2007. p. 171, no. 156

  • Japanese Masterworks: Woodblock Prints from the Chazen Museum of Art Collection: Chazen Museum of Art, 5/6/2016-8/14/2016
  • Utagawa: Masters of the Japanese Print, 1770-1900: Chazen Museum of Art, 11/2/2009-11/26/2009

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