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Image: Fishing with a Four-Armed Scoop-net (Yotsu Deami) (left component of triptych)

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Fishing with a Four-Armed Scoop-net (Yotsu Deami) (left component of triptych)

late 18th century - ca. 1806
18th/19th century
354 x 233 mm (13.9 x 9.2 in.)

Utamaro Kitagawa, aka Shimbi, Toyoaki, Yûsuke, Yûki Entaisai, Issôshurichôsai, Japanese, (1753–1806)

Alternative title: People in Covered Boat on River at Night [former descriptive title]
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Color woodcut
Print impression quality: From worn block
Marks: Utamaro Hitsuitsu; no publisher’s seal
Bibliography: Ukiyo-e Taikei, vol. 6, pp. 73–75.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1948
Accession Number: 1948.D2.348.1

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  • boats - Use for watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters. [June 1995 related term added.]
  • nets (objects) - Use for the objects consisting of meshed arrangements of threads, cords, or ropes that have been twisted, knotted, or woven together at regular intervals. For the open weave textile made of twine or strong thread or yarn, usually of silk, cotton, nylon, or rayon, with fine to coarse meshes of fixed dimension, used to make various items from veils and trimming on clothing to tennis nets and fish nets, use "net (textile)." [February 1994 related terms added; scope note changed; descriptor changed, was "nets"; alternate term changed, was "net". December 1992 descriptor added.]
  • night
  • night scenes
  • recreation
  • rivers
  • triptychs - Paintings or carvings consisting of or mounted on three attached panels, often hinged so that the outer wings fold over the central portion; a common form for altarpieces. Also used for other works having three related images side by side.
  • Ukiyo-e
  • water

  • image Dimensions: 354 x 233 mm (13.9 x 9.2 in.)

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