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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.143
People
Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重, Japanese (1797 - 1858)
Title
Komagata Hall, Azuma Bridge (Komagatadō Azumabashi), Number 62 from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Meisho Edo hyakkei: Komagatadō Azumabashi
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
Edo period, dated 1857 (1st month)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/208962
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock print in "ōban" format; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
paper: 37 x 25 cm (14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
block: 34 x 22.8 cm (13 3/8 x 9 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
#062 in series
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.143
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
In the left foreground can be seen the roof of the Komagata temple and beyond it part of the Azuma bridge. At the right is a mast flying a red flag. Overhead against a sky of purple, a bird is flying. Rain has just begun.
Exhibition History

HAA 1 Survey Course (S421): Landmarks of World Art and Architecture (Spring 2010), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/05/2010 - 05/09/2010

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