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#49 Zōjōji tō Akabane (Akabane from Pagoda at Zojo Temple)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    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

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.