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Maker(s):Tsukioka Yoshitoshi; Akiyama Buemon (publisher)
Culture:Japanese (1839-1892)
Title:Shijo Noryo [Cooling off at Shijo (the Full Moon)], from the series Tsuki hyakushi [One hundred aspects of the moon]
Date Made:December 1885
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 18 in x 12 in; 45.7 cm x 30.5 cm; Sheet: 14 5/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 37.1 cm x 25.1 cm; Image: 13 in x 8 13/16 in; 33 cm x 22.4 cm; Sight: 12 7/8 in x 8 3/4 in; 32.7 cm x 22.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink in pink cartouche, within image): [Japanese character, Tsuki hyakushi]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink in square cartouche, within image): [Japanese character, Shijo noryo]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshitoshi]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Taiso]; DATE: recto, lwr. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Ontodoke Meiji juhachi nen juni gatsu nichi]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Asakusa Sugacho machi ni banchi / Gako Tsukiyoka Yonejiro]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Nihonbashi Muromachi san-chome ku-banchi / hanmoto Akiyama Buemon]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, enkatsu to]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (stamp with red ink): [Japanese character, Kumi do]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (stamp with red ink): [Japanese character, [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.67.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
No. 11 from the series. A vertical print showing a woman in light blue kimono siting on the edge of pier dangling her foot in the water of the Kamo River, Shijo, Kyoto. A lantern with a cherry pattern sits behind her and a full moon in the sky. Embossed pattern in the square cartouche area.

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; women; piers; water; rivers; moons; rivers; night; summer

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