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Night view at Yanagi Bridge
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Night view at Yanagi Bridge, 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: 221 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 87 x 137 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.123
Label Text

Diagonal bridge at left corner with a female figure carrying a lamp, a geisha , and a man carrying a samiren box on his shoulders. The three are crossing to a gray building. There is a small group of people sitting in the open rooms. There is a blue river at the bottom and right. The shore and sky are gray.