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Yabase no Kihan (Returning Sails at Yabase)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Yabase no Kihan (Returning Sails at Yabase), 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: 223 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 223 x 350 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7290
Description

Diagonal trail of sail ships, the foremost ships in varying stages of lowering sails. Another group of sailboats in middle ground. Silhouette of moutnains. Cartouche with poem, upper right corner.