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Seta no Yusho (Evening Glow at Seta)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Seta no Yusho (Evening Glow at Seta), mid 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ōmi Hakkei no Uchi (Eight Views of Ōmi), popularly known as Eight Views of Lake Biwa
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.4001
Description

Color print depicting a landscape setting in which there is a long bridge crossing over a large body of water. There are mountains along the shoreline in the background, in the right side of the print. There are many large, white sailboats in the water, and dark green pine trees in the bottom left corner of the print. The water is pale blue, and the sky is pale yellow. There is calligraphy in the bottom right and top left corners of the print.