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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I
Culture:Japanese (1797-1858)
Title:Shiba Zojo-ji [Zojo-ji Temple in Shiba], from the series Koto meisho [Famous Places in Edo]
Date Made:1835-1839 (Tenpo 6-10)
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 14 1/16 in x 18 1/16 in; 35.7 cm x 45.9 cm; Sheet: 8 1/16 in x 13 1/8 in; 20.5 cm x 33.3 cm; Image: 7 3/4 in x 13 in; 19.7 cm x 33 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Hiroshige ga, Japanese character]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Kōto meisho Shiba Zōjō-ji, Japaense character]; SEAL: recto, upp. l.: [Izumi ichi, Japanese character]
Accession Number:  MH 1949.14.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A horizontal view of the Zojoji temple and compound crowded with men. Sail boats on the Edo bay in the distance.

Ukiyo-e; landscapes; views; temples

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