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Musumegyōretsu tōto Ryōgokubashi no zu (Procession of Young Women on the Ryōgoku Bridge in the Eastern Capital)
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Musumegyōretsu tōto Ryōgokubashi no zu (Procession of Young Women on the Ryōgoku Bridge in the Eastern Capital), circa 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 383 x 262 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 1/16 x 10 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 383 x 262 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/16 x 10 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 36 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7847.a,b,c
Description
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Exhibitions

A- Right panel. Humorous role-reversal print with women as the men of a daimyō’s procession, crossing Ryōgohu Bridge. In the central palanquin, a woman as daimyo. In boat below bridge two women talk as boat is fastened to bridge.
B- Center panel.
C- Left panel.