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#28 Full moon at Nagakubo
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #28 Full moon at Nagakubo, late 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kisokaidō Rokujuku Tsugi (69 Stations of the Kisokaidō)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2860
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Landscape with figures. There are three figures in the bottom right quadrant. There is a man leading a horse on the right. The man wears a green shirt and blue pants. The horse is in profile facing right. It is brown with a yellow and green saddle. There is a small man and woman to the left. The woman is in pink and is on a white dog. The man is in green. There is a brown animal in front of them. There is a light brown house at center right, to the left of trees. There is a bridge in the background with figures and a hors on it, over water. There is a mountain and the moon in the top left quadrant. The sky is blue except for a band of black along the top. There is black text and pink seals at top left and lower left.