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#49 Zōjōji tō Akabane (Akabane from Pagoda at Zojo Temple)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #49 Zōjōji tō Akabane (Akabane from Pagoda at Zojo Temple), 1857, 1st month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 名所江戸百景 Meisho Edo Hyekkei (One-hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 335 x 223 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/16 x 8 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7276
Description
Exhibitions

Silhouette at right of the tower at Zōjō temple. View of Akabane district, river in front, diagonal across print. Rosy clouds in center of composition. Cartouche in upper right.