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Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Japanese; 1797-1858 Asia,East Asia,Japan
Matsuchiyama on the Sumida River
Edo period, mid-19th century
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This hanging scroll depicts a key landmark in Edo, namely the hill that overlooked the Sumida River and the canal leading to the Yoshiwara pleasure district. Painted in ink and very pale color on silk, this scroll presents the scene on a chilly winter morning.
40.6 x 58.8 cm.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Frederick W. Gookin Collection
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