Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Guests by Chushuntei Pavilion, Tagawa
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Guests by Chushuntei Pavilion, Tagawa, 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: 225 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.119
Description
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An intoxicated man in green and gold, attended by two woman and followed by a woman and man wiping his head, walk at center to the left. At left is a geisha holding a lamp and standing with her back to us in front of a brown house with gold roof. At right a woman comes out of a gray building, carrying two trays. There is a tree at right. The night sky is gray-blue.