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Yushima Tenjin (Tenjin Shrine at Yushima)
  • Takahashi Shōtei
    born: Asakusa District, Tokyo, Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Yushima Tenjin (Tenjin Shrine at Yushima), circa late 1910s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1288
Label Text

Two figures in a landscape. The figure in the foreground is wearing a black coat and blue head shawl. She is carrying an umbrella. Next to her is a building with a stone base and red wooden walls (Tenjin Shrine at Yushima.) There is a tree in the bottom right corner. Behind her is part of a wooden torii gate with a tree behind it. There is another figure visible wearing a conical hat. The sky is pink yellow and blue with a red sun. Shinhanga print, possibly dated to 1920.