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Takanawa Nijūrokuya (Festival on 26th Night of 7th Month at Takanawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Takanawa Nijūrokuya (Festival on 26th Night of 7th Month at Takanawa), circa 1832–1840, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo Meisho (Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220 x 342 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 13 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 234 x 355 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/16 x 14 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7268
Description

Busy urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with rounded corners. Crowded street lined with shops and inns fills bottom third of composition. Large body of water in middle ground, boats dot surface of water. Shoreline with structures in background, right side. Colors include blue, green, yellow, brown, red, and black.