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Three Ayu Fish
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Three Ayu Fish, 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 342 x 74 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/16 x 2 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 342 x 74 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/16 x 2 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7424
Label Text

Long, thin, monochrome rectangular image of fish. The fish are in the center of the image. They are gray and black and there are three of them. They are facing down and to the left. There is black foliage at upper right. There are diagonal lines running above and below the fish. There is black text (artist inscription) and a red stamp at lower right.