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Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: JSP Box 5, 234_CF
UND Art Collections Repository
Utagawa Hiroshige was a ukiyo-e artist born in 1797 in Edo (now Tokyo), Japan. Hiroshige first studied at the Kano school of painting and later on entered an apprenticeship with Utagawa Toyohiro. Hiroshige is known as the last great master of ukiyo-e prints and for his colored woodblock prints and paintings which depict women, actors, samurai, romantic landscapes, birds and flowers. Works by Utagawa Hiroshige can be found in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Van Gogh Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, and several other galleries internationally.
Female figure, Japanese, Kimono, Geisha, Ukiyo-e. Signature similar to 1851 signature in another work.
James Smith Pierce Collection