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Ishiyama no Shūgitsu (Autumn Moon at Ishiyama Temple)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ishiyama no Shūgitsu (Autumn Moon at Ishiyama Temple), circa 1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ōmi Hakkei no Uchi (Eight Views of Ōmi), popularly known as Eight Views of Lake Biwa
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220 x 339 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 13 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 240 x 362 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 14 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7288

Temple nestled in mountains at left. Village of Ishiyama at foot of mountain. Karehado bridge at Seta. Mountains sillhouetted with full moon above. Cartouche with poem.