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Image of Sumidagawa River in the Snow

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Hiroaki Takahashi (akaShotei)
Japanese (1871 - 1945) Primary

Shozaburo Watanabe
Japanese (1885 - 1962) Publisher

Sumidagawa River in the Snow

ca. 1924
Color woodcut

7.438 x 4.625 in. (18.891 x 11.748 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2015.4.18
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
Culture/Nationality: Japanese
Collection: Levine Collection

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  • Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
  • rivers - Bodies of water flowing in direct course or a series of divergents or converging channels.
  • shin hanga - Japanese woodblock prints, made from 1915 to ca. 1950, and characterized by a romantic or nostalgic tone.
  • snow - Frozen precipitation in the form of white or translucent hexagonal ice crystals that fall in soft, white flakes.
  • woodcuts - Prints made using the process of woodcut, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the plank side of a wood block; distinct from "wood engraving (process)," which is a relief process using the grain end of a wood block.

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 7.438 x 4.625 in. (18.891 x 11.748 cm)

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