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Tamagawa Ayukumi no zu (Autumn Moon on Tama River)
  • Utagawa Toyokuni II
    1777–1835
    active: Japan
  • Tamagawa Ayukumi no zu (Autumn Moon on Tama River), 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Meisho Hakkei (Eight Views of Famous Places)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 222 x 354 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 246 x 379 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 7/8 in
    Mount Dimensions: 14 x 19 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7602
Description
Literature

Riverbend with fishermen in and out of boats, fishing for ayu using nets. Village to left, bank on right. On bank, two women producing mochi. In far distance, Mt. Fuji rises out of the stylized clouds. Moon appears partly through clouds.