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A thousand stakes by Ryogokubashi

Kobayashi Kiyochika1880

Nakagawa-machi bato hiroshige art of museum

Nakagawa-machi bato hiroshige art of museum

This looks downstream from the eastern shore of the Sumida River. Stakes protecting the riverbank, depicted close-up as if the Ryokoku Bridge was being vertically dissected, variegate the picture. It captures the very moment a beautiful sunset is reflected off the surface of the river, masterfully depicting the elaborate interplay of light.

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  • Title: A thousand stakes by Ryogokubashi
  • Creator:  Kiyochika Kobayashi
  • Date: 1880
  • Physical Dimensions: w36.4 x h24.4 cm
  • Type: multi-color woodblock print

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