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Ryōgoku no seiran (Clear Breeze by the Ryōgoku Bridge)
  • Toyohara Kunichika
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ryōgoku no seiran (Clear Breeze by the Ryōgoku Bridge), 1867, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo hakkei no uchi (Eight Views of Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 347 x 237 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 5/8 x 9 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 347 x 237 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 5/8 x 9 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 17 1/2 x 34 in matted with b and c
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George A. Colom
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0083.a
Label Text

A man standing by the front gate of a Kaiseki. Written on a plaque on one of the pillars, "Kai seki go Ryo Ri." Restaurant close to Ryogoku bridge on the Sumida River. The name of the restaurant, sei ryu ro (house of green willow), is probably written on the fan the man is holding.