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Winding down the week with a calming collection highlight. 🌾 Utagawa Hiroshige, "Yamato Province: Tatsuta Mountain and Tatsuta River," 1853.

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Happening now! 📚📚📚 Love kites? This week on Storytime with The Met, Met educator Christina reads “Noah Chases the Wind” and takes a look at “Fukoroi" by artist Utagawa Hiroshige. Watch on Facebook ⬇️ Watch on YouTube ⬇️

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Fireworks at the Ryogoku Bridge, by Utagawa Hiroshige, 1858. Available to buy as a print in our online shop here: And more from Hiroshige here: #fourthofjuly  #fireworks 

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Utagawa Hiroshige I 1797–1858 — Small Horned Owl on Maple Branch under Full Moon #art  #history  via Emmet_Emmet

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The sun, now setting, over the mountain ridges sends the swallows home. On #NationalHaikuPoetryDay  enjoy a moment of calm with this haiku by Takarai Kikaku on a woodblock print by Utagawa Hiroshige. More on this piece: Share your below! ⬇️ #haiku 

Another week coming to an end—as if days-weeks mean anything anymore. We lounged about home 🛋 last night & dug for artwork. In order of appearance Utagawa Hiroshige I Moonlight View of Tsukuda with Lady on a Balcony Susan Lichtman, 2010 Henri Matisse, 1918 Tim Kennedy, no date

Shadow Figures of a Lantern and a Hawk, by Utagawa Hiroshige, ca. 1842.⠀ ⠀ From a series depicting figures making shadows on shōji screens by contorting their bodies. One of many Hiroshige prints available in our online shop: @artsmia 

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A little rainy day highlight 🌧 Utagawa Hiroshige, "Spring Rain at Tsuchiyama," circa 1833-1834, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.

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Utagawa Hiroshige I 1797–1858 — Small Horned Owl on Maple Branch under Full Moon #art  #history  via Emmet_Emmet

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Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige made this enchanting woodblock print in the 1840s, showing snow along the canal in Akabane in Tokyo. What’s the weather like where you are? ❄

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It's #snow  secret that today is gonna be cold and dark. ❄️ Hope you're bundled up, friends—the #FirstDayofWinter  is here!⁣ ⁣ ? Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). 江戸名所 御茶之水 Ochanomizu, dated 11th month, Ox year, 1853. Edo period (1615–1868). #WinterSolstice 

Why is seven such a lucky number? In Japanese mythology the Seven Lucky Gods were believed to have bought good fortune to those who worshiped them. This woodblock print by Utagawa Hiroshige depicts the deities on their treasure ship.

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Everyone’s talking about the #Superbowl  today, so here’s a superb owl from the collection! ?? This sleepy owl was made in the 19th century by Utagawa Hiroshige. The inscription is a haiku, which roughly translates as: ‘The old maple looks rosy and refreshed from end to end’

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"Jumansubo Plain in Susaki near Fukagawa", by Utagawa Hiroshige, 1857. Considered the last great master of the ukiyo-e tradition, Hiroshige was a hugely influential figure, not only in his homeland of Japan but also on Western painting —

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Time to bundle up—it's officially snowing here in NYC! ❄ This wintry print is by Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige.

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Utagawa Hiroshige II created this three-part print in 1861. The image is inspired by a picture of Frederiksberg Palace in Copenhagen that the artist saw in a London newspaper

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Unexpected Rainfall on the Big Bridge at Atake (1857) by Utagawa Hiroshige, the last great master of ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”). One year after completing this painting Hiroshige passed away. Click here for more of his work:

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Utagawa Hiroshige, a Japanese ukiyo-e artist, created this serene, snowy landscape ca. 1797–1861 #museumsnowballfight 

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