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Katada no Rekugan (Descending Geese at Katata)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Katada no Rekugan (Descending Geese at Katata), 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: 226 x 349 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 248 x 369 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7361
Description

Fishing boats pulling in catch. Biwa lake scene with many sailboats on horizon. Silhouettes of geese and mountains. Cartouche upper left corner with poem.