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扇屋王子 (Ōgiya Restaurant at Ōji)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • 扇屋王子 (Ōgiya Restaurant at Ōji), circa 1835–1842, 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
  • 1968.0001.120
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At left going diagonally into the center is a group of buildings with gold rooftops, blue stone foundations, and people wearing blue inside. There are trees in back and along the front. In front of the buildings is a river with two women wading across. At right is a green hill with two boys talking to the wading women. The sky is white to purple at the top.