Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando) (Japanese, 1797-1858). <em>Scattered Pines, Tone River, No. 71 from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo</em>, 8th month of 1856. Woodblock print, Image: 13 1/4 x 8 11/16 in. (33.7 x 22 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Anna Ferris, 30.1478.71 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 30.1478.71_PS1.jpg)

Scattered Pines, Tone River, No. 71 from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Artist:Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando)

Medium: Woodblock print

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Dates:8th month of 1856

Dimensions: Image: 13 1/4 x 8 11/16 in. (33.7 x 22 cm) Sheet: 14 3/16 x 9 3/8 in. (36 x 23.8 cm)

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Accession Number: 30.1478.71

Image: 30.1478.71_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This scene shows a fisherman casting his net, with lead weights around the edge, into the Tone River. The location depicted was known for its carp and the wind twisted pine trees mentioned in the title appear on the shore to the left. In Hiroshige's day, "Tone River" referred to what is now the Edogawa River. It has been suggested that the "Barabaramatsu" in the title referred to more than one place, perhaps various groups of scattered pines along the riverbanks in this region.

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