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Tempozan suehiro baishi tsukiyo no zu (A Moonlit Night at Suehiro Bridge on Mt. Tempo)
  • Yashima Gakutei
    circa 1786–1868, active 1815–1852
    active: Japan
  • Tempozan suehiro baishi tsukiyo no zu (A Moonlit Night at Suehiro Bridge on Mt. Tempo), 1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tempozan shōkei ichiran (Fine Views of Mt. Tempo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 246 x 359 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/8 x 14 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 246 x 359 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7595
Description

Curved bridge arches over river in which a boat with onlookers passes. Oarsman at back steering boat. Huge moon bisected by bridge. Cartouche at top left corner in shape of moon.