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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
|Title:||Kameido [Kameido Bridge], from the series Tokyo Jūnidai [Twelve Scenes of Tokyo]|
|Date Made:||1927 (Shōwa 2)|
|Materials:||Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper|
|Place Made:||Asia; Japan|
|Measurements:||Mat: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm; Sheet: 15 9/16 in x 10 7/8 in; 39.5 cm x 27.6 cm; Image: 14 3/4 in x 9 11/16 in; 37.5 cm x 24.6 cm|
|Narrative Inscription: ||SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black sumi ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshida]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): Hiroshi Yoshida; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. r. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Hiroshi]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tokyo Juni Dai]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kameido]; DATE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Showa ni nen saku]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Jizuri].|
|Accession Number: ||MH 1964.113.Q.RII|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)||
A vertical woodblock print of sightseers mounting the 'drum bridge' (taikobashi) at the Tenjin Shrine, Kameido, Tokyo, to admire the shrine's famous wisteria blossoms. Reflection of the bridge in the water and pink blossoms around. Fukei ga
Shin hanga; landscapes; bridges; pink; flowers; water; sightseeing; famous site
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