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Writers Meeting at Matsukane Restaurant at Yushima
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Writers Meeting at Matsukane Restaurant at Yushima, 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
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 230 x 355 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 90 1/2 x 139 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.118
Description
Literature

Five people sitting in a circle on the left side and four grouped together on the right. There is another figure who is in blue, leaning over the balcony. The balcony overlooks many huts. The floor is yellow and the walls are tan.