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Summer Moon at Ryōgoku
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Summer Moon at Ryōgoku, 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shiki Koto Meisho (Famous Places in Edo in the Four Seasons)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7387

Vertical color print of a seascape. Wooden pillar in foreground at right side. Middleground, man on a boat with passenger and goods. Background, village on shoreline. Moon hangs at center against a blue sky with white clouds. Text and seal at top.