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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)
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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)

Yodogawa (The Yodo River)

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UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)
Yodogawa (The Yodo River)
Woodblock print, from the series Kyoto meisho no uchi (Famous views of Kyoto), signed Hiroshige ga and sealed Ichiryusai, published by Kawaguchiya Shozo (Eisendo), circa 1834
Horizontal oban: 10 3/8 x 15 ¼ in. (26.4 x 38.7 cm.)
Literature
Matthi Forrer, Hiroshige, Prints and Drawings, (London, 1997), cat. no. 51.

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A ferry boat laden with passengers and luggage crosses the Yodo River; a major route between Kyoto and Osaka. A smaller boat has pulled up alongside to serve food and drink and a cuckoo flies across the moon.

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