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Chūnagon Iemochi (The Poet Chūnagon Iemochi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Chūnagon Iemochi (The Poet Chūnagon Iemochi), 1843–1847, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ogura nazorae hyakunin (Pictures Based on the Ogura 100 Poems)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 338.7 x 225.4 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 362 x 249.2 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 5/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0010
Description

Illustration to a poem by Chūnagon Iemochi. The demon Ibaraki, disguised as a beautiful maiden in colorful kimono becons to the warrior Watanabe no Tsura, who approaches on horseback. Description of tale at top. Winter scene.