Night Snow at Kambara (Kambara yoru no yuki), Station 15, from The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Tokaido gojusantsugi no uchi) (Hoeido Edition)

Utagawa (Andō) Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797 - 1858



Color woodblock print on paper

Impression: 9 × 14 in. (22.9 × 35.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of John C. Richardson, Class of 1941, in memory of his father, Edward C. Richardson, Class of 1905



Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

PHIL 23, Philosophy of Art, John Kulvicki, Winter 2013

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Spring 2013

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2015

ARTH 62.3, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Utagawa Hiroshige: The Great Tokaido, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 14, 1993, no. 16.

Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 11-December 12, 1999.

Publication History

Laurence Davies, ""How Perfectly They Match": Scaling, Symmetry, and Convergence in Two Japanese Prints." In D. I. Wallace, editor, Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, pp. 20-23, ill. p. 20, listed p. 61, Cat. no. 5.

Jill Baskin, An Old Landscape for a New Japan: shin hanga and sosaku hanga in the Hood Museum of Art, The Collegiate Journal of Art, A Dartmouth Undergraduate Publication, Vol. II, Fall 2005, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, p. 47 ill. 3.

Published References

Hokusai and Hiroshige: Great Japanese Prints from the James A. Michener Collection, Honolulu Academy of Arts. (San Francisco: The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in association with the Honolulu Academy of Arts and University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 1998)


Probably collected by Edward Curtis Richardson (1881-1968), in Japan, 1920s; to his son, John Curtis Richardson (1919-2003), South Berwick, Maine, about 1968; given to present collection, 1972.

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