Akashi, 1853, 4th month

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Two women on a balcony espy Mitsuuji walking through the reeds at Akashi Bay. Hiroshige later reused his landscape design for a triptych showing Kanazawa Bay in his Eight Views of Kanazawa Bay in Moonlight (Buyō Kanazawa hasshō yakei) from 1857.

Artist Life
1797 - 1858
Accession Number
Catalogue Raisonne
S0139-007.1-3; Marks, Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints (2012), no. G550-07
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