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Maker(s):Inoue Yasuji (Tankei)
Culture:Japanese (1864-1889)
Title:Asakusa bashi yukei [Sunset at Asakusa Bridge]
Date Made:1800
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet: 9 1/2 in x 14 9/16 in; 24.1 cm x 37 cm; Image: 8 5/16 in x 13 1/16 in; 21.1 cm x 33.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE: recto, lwr. ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, Asakusa bashi yukei]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Inoue Yasuji]; DATE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Meiji jusan nen / Ontodoke / gatsu nichi]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hasegawa Cho ju kyu banchi / Chuppan nin Fukuda Kumaji Ryo]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.] banchi / gako Kobayashi Kiyochika].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.300.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A horizontal print showing bridge at sunset with boats in the water and houses on the riverbanks. Passengers and horse-drawn carriage on the bridge. Clouds in the sky obscure the sunset.

Tags:
bridges; sunset; rivers; boats; landscapes; cities

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