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Shinobazu Ike (Shinobazu Pond)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige II
    active: Japan
  • Shinobazu Ike (Shinobazu Pond), 1862, 3rd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōto Sanjurokkei (Thirty-six views of the Eastern Capital)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 337 x 223 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 371 x 247 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7264

Sakura blossom time at Shinobazu pond. Three ladies (two carrying furoshihe by suspending it on kasa) viewing the blossoms. Two street entertainers come from behind and enact song and dance with dancer acting the part of crane. Teahouse by pond with many customers.