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#55 Komagatadō Azumakyō (The Komagatado Hall and Azuma Bridge)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #55 Komagatadō Azumakyō (The Komagatado Hall and Azuma Bridge), 1857, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 名所江戸百景 Meisho Edo hyakkei (One-hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 336 x 223 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 338 x 224 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 8 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0042
Label Text

Nightingale flying high above. Flag with banner below the roof of the Komagatadō. On distant shore, busy city scene with bridge on left side. Traces of starting rain, upper part. Black clouds. Title in cartouche.