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Kanedo Tenjin no yashiro (The Tenjin Shrine at Kanedo)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kanedo Tenjin no yashiro (The Tenjin Shrine at Kanedo), circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gahon Edo miyage shohon (Picture Book of Edo Souvenirs)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 336 x 67 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 2 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 341 x 71 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7718
Description

Flowering wisteria blooms by bridge. Tall pines flank lake. Visitors. Clouds. Inscription at top right. (old record described as Mitsuke)