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Fishing Boats off Tsukuda Island by Eitai Bridge
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Fishing Boats off Tsukuda Island by Eitai Bridge, late 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōto Meisho (Famous Places in the Eastern Capital)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2859
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Figures in a landscape. There is a bridge that extends from lower left to bottom right. There are small figures on the bridge. Behind is a body of water. There are sail boats in the top right quadrant. They are black with black masts. The water is blue and the sky is gray. It is darkest along the top. There is a pink box with black calligraphy in the top left corner. There is land at center left.