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Ōmi Biwakō Ishiyamadera (Omi Province, Lake Biwa, Ishiyama Temple)
  • Hasegawa Sadanobu, artist
    1809–1879
    active: Japan
    Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ōmi Biwakō Ishiyamadera (Omi Province, Lake Biwa, Ishiyama Temple), late 1850s–1860s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Rokujū yoshū meisho zukai (Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 218 x 347 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 9/16 x 13 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 251 x 367 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 14 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7584
Description

A depiction of a vertical motif by Hiroshige into horizontal format. Silhouette of mountain under moon with flock of birds. Boats and Seta Bridge in middle distance. Bottom left corner, fishermen's village. Lake at bottom right with band of Prussian blue.