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#72 Haneda no watashi Benten no yashira (Benten Shrine from the Ferry at Haneda)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #72 Haneda no watashi Benten no yashira (Benten Shrine from the Ferry at Haneda), 1858, 8th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 名所江戸百景 Meisho Edo Hyekkei (One-hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2858
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Figure in a landscape. The legs of a figure are in the bottom left corner. The arms are resting on a brown pole at top center. There is a rope from bottom left to the top left quadrant, under the pole. There is a dark and light blue on the figures thighs. There is water behind the figure with two black boats, one in the center and one at center right. There are trees ate center left on a black rock. There is green over the center. The horizon line is about halfway down. The sky is pink at the bottom and blue on top. There are red stamps in the top right corner and at center right.