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Hazy Moon at Ushimachi, Takanawa
Hazy Moon at Ushimachi, Takanawa
Date:
1879
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Color Woodcut
Dimensions:
Image: 203 x 320 mm (8 x 12 5/8 in.); Sheet: 225 x 333 mm (8 7/8 x 13 1/8 in.); mm ( in.)
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Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1988.1.33
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool, England, The Artist and the Railway, April 18 - Aug 27, 2008; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Sept 27, 2008 - Jan 18, 2009.

A 19th century passenger train makes its way along a lakeside causeway - flames curl from the tall stack - its red headlight shines tentatively in the hazy moonlight night - calligraphy at left and bottom edges. ( Jim Hahn 03/02/95)