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Woman by Willow at Ryōgoku Bridge
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Woman by Willow at Ryōgoku Bridge, circa 1845, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo meisho hokku awase (Open Verse for Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 363 x 252 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/4 x 9 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 363 x 255 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7640
Description

Courtesan holding ryukata robe in front of willow tree by sumida river. To left (in another print) presumably Ryogoku bridge. Many boats in background.