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Evening Glow at Nojima
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Evening Glow at Nojima, mid 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kanazawa Hakkei (Eight Views of Kanazawa)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 218 x 334 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 9/16 x 13 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 218 x 334 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 9/16 x 13 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.4005

Village landscape with large body of water. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image. Village at center, middle ground. Cliff rises at left side, trees dot surface. Three boats with figures in foreground, bottom center, one figure holds fishing net, other boat has three seated figures and one at oar, third boat has figure with oar. Islands in background, center and at right. Sailboats in distance on horizon, right side. Colors include blue, green, yellow, brown, red, and black.