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Shore of Shinobazu Pond
  • Torii Kiyonaga
    born: Uraga, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Shore of Shinobazu Pond, circa 1788, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 380 x 254 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 15/16 x 10 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 382 x 259 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/16 x 10 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7510
Label Text

Color print depicting two women, a child, and a small baby walking over a bridge. The baby is sitting on the back of the woman in the left side of the print, who is wearing a long black robe with an orange and yellow sash. The woman behind her is wearing a long, orange robe and black sash, and the boy next to the woman is wearing a long green robe. Mother shows child on her back the turtles in the water. There is a sakura tree in the background covered with small pink blossoms, in the top left corner of the print. Ueno park.