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Dawaya Teastand at Mimeguri Shrine
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Dawaya Teastand at Mimeguri Shrine, circa late 1830s–1840s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 江戸高名会亭尽 Edo kōmei kaitei zukushi (Famous Restaurants in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 254 x 374.7 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.117
Description

A figure with a blue band around her face and a geisha girl are at right in a lower area. They are watching three actors at left center. A yellow bamboo structure is in the center. There is a tree at right. There are blue roofed buildings and trees in the background. The sky is pink, white and blue.