Jul 16, 2014

Tsukudajima from Eitai Bridge, from the series One Hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo

Tsukudajima from Eitai Bridge, from the series One Hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo

1858

Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川 広重

(Japanese, 1797-1858)

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 36.5 x 24.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Bequest of Harley C. Lee and Elizabeth K. Lee 1992.73

Location

Description

Moonlight casts a glow on the masts and ships lying at anchor, and stars dust the evening sky. Just behind the bridge pilings the fires used to attract fish to the surface snake their shadows across the waves.

See also
Collection: 
Japanese Art
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Print

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