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Tamagawa Akino tsuki Ayukari no zu (Tamagawa-Catching Fish Under Autumn Moon)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Tamagawa Akino tsuki Ayukari no zu (Tamagawa-Catching Fish Under Autumn Moon), circa 1843–1847, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Meishō Setsugakka (Snow, Moon and Flowers at Famous Places)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220 x 342 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 13 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 247 x 367 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2413
Description

Rural landscape with river. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. River runs through center of composition, bridge in middle ground, center to right side. Figures stand along banks fishing. Willow trees at right and left. Trees and mountains in background, moon at top center. Colors include blue, green, gray, red, yellow, and black.