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Iga no Tsubone and the Ghost of Fujiwara no Kiyokata
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Iga no Tsubone and the Ghost of Fujiwara no Kiyokata, mid 1840s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ogura nazorae hyakunin (Pictures Based on the Ogura 100 Poems)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 336 x 218 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 8 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 x 247 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7685
Description

The ghost of Kiyokata appears as Tengu to the left of main figure, Isa no Tsubone. Poem by Taira no Kanemori above. Explanatory text at lower left corner by Ryūkatei Kanekazu.