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Evening Shower at Ryogoku Bridge (Ryogoku no yudachi), no. 2 in the series Comic Incidents at Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho dogi zukushi)
Evening Shower at Ryogoku Bridge (Ryogoku no yudachi), no. 2 in the series Comic Incidents at Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho dogi zukushi)
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Date:
ca. 1855–1860
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Color Woodcut
Dimensions:
Image: 332 x 211 mm (13 1/16 x 8 5/16 in.)
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Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
54755.719
Acquisition Date:
1935-12-13
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Carlotta Mabury

a kappa (tortoise like figure) seizes leg of thunder god with one hand, holds his nose with the other as the thunder god farts to escape (direct quote from Roger Keyes' notes)