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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I
Culture:Japanese (1797-1858)
Title:Kanda Myoji keidai chobo [Panoramic View from the Precincts of the Kanda Myoji Shrine], from the series Edo meisho [Famous Places in Edo]
Date Made:1854 (Ansei 1)
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 12 1/8 in x 17 3/8 in; 30.8 cm x 44.1 cm; Sheet/Image: 8 1/2 in x 13 5/8 in; 21.6 cm x 34.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink in cartouche): [Japanese character, Hiroshige ga]; TITLE: recot, upp. r. (black ink in cartouche): [Japanese character, Toto meisho]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink in cartouche): [Japanese character, Kanda / Myoji / Keidai / Chobo]; INSCRIPTION: recot, upp. ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.]]; SEAL: recot, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Aratame].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.51.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
A horizontal landscape showing the courtyard of a shrine with peopme walking around. In the courtyard there is a lion-look staute, two huts, and some tall trees. Crowded urban houses in the distance.

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; temples; shrines; urban; landscapes; trees; views

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