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Uoichi (fish market)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Uoichi (fish market), 1831, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kogentei jūhachi bantsuzuki (Eighteen Pictures for the Staircase of Ancient Words)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1423

Color print of a crowd of figures, some holding large fish that are attached to sticks with ropes. There is a dog in the bottom right corner of the image, and a mountain is visible in the background, in the top right corner of the image. Poem by Shimputei Mitsunori.