Famous Views of Ōmi

近江名所図絵

1660s-90s
(1615–1868)
Image: 152.8 x 344.1 cm (60 3/16 x 135 1/2 in.); Overall: 165.8 x 357.6 cm (65 1/4 x 140 13/16 in.); Closed: 170 x 11.7 x 61.6 cm (66 15/16 x 4 5/8 x 24 1/4 in.); Panel: 165.8 x 59.6 cm (65 1/4 x 23 7/16 in.); with frame: 169.8 x 361.6 cm (66 7/8 x 142 3/8 in.)
Location: not on view
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Description

Ōmi is an area around Lake Biwa near Kyoto. The Shinto shrine Hiyoshi Taisha and the Buddhist temple Ishiyamadera are in the upper right and upper left of the composition, respectively. At center is the pilgrimage route and people in the town before the temple gates. Harvested rice fields to the right and flowering cherry blossom trees at left show seasonal change from winter to spring.
Famous Views of Ōmi

Famous Views of Ōmi

1660s-90s

Japan, Edo period (1615–1868)

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