Photo, Print, Drawing Yamato hasedera
About this Item
- Yamato hasedera
- Hasedera in Yamato Province.
- Print shows a bird's-eye view of the Hasedera temple in the Yamato Province.
- Utagawa, Hiroshige, 1826-1869, artist
Created / Published
- - Buddhist temples--Japan--1850-1860
- - Wooden buildings--Japan--1850-1860
- - Flowers--Japan--1850-1860
- Bird's-eye view prints--1850-1860.
- Bird's-eye view prints--1850-1860
- - Caption label from exhibit "Sakura": Celestial View of the Hasedera Temple. Edo period (1600-1868) woodblock prints of famous places, called meisho-e, often contained seasonal indicators including an array of flowers and trees associated with particular times of year. Seen below clouds and cloud-like profusions of springtime sakura blossoms, this view by Hiroshige II (pupil and adopted son of the celebrated Andō Hiroshige) depicts the Hase-dera or Hase Temple, one of the most renowned pilgrimage sites in Japan mentioned in literary works going back to the Heian Period (794-1185). The temple is dedicated to the Bodhisattva Kannon, often referred to as the "Goddess of Mercy."
- - Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.
- - From the series: Shokoku meisho hyakkei : 100 famous views of Japan.
- - Format: vertical Oban Nishikie.
- - Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
- - Forms part of: Visual materials from Donald D. Walker collection.
- - Exhibited: "Sakura : Cherry Blossom as Living Symbol of Friendship" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2012.
- 1 print : woodcut, color ; 35.7 x 23.8 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FP 2 - JPD, no. 1284 (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- jpd 01361 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/jpd.01361
- cph 3g09958 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g09958
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-jpd-01361 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-9958 (color film copy transparency)
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Restricted access; material extremely fragile; please use online digital image.
Additional Metadata Formats
- Sakura: Cherry Blossoms in Japanese Cultural History - Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship
- Five Questions with Katherine Blood, Curator of Fine Prints
- Free to Use and Reuse: Cherry Blossoms | Free to Use and Reuse Sets
- Free to Use and Reuse: Japanese Fine Prints | Free to Use and Reuse Sets
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Utagawa, Hiroshige, Artist. Yamato Hasedera. Japan, 1859. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008660302/.
APA citation style:
Utagawa, H. (1859) Yamato Hasedera. Japan, 1859. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008660302/.
MLA citation style:
Utagawa, Hiroshige, Artist. Yamato Hasedera. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008660302/>.