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Beauty in a Boat on Sumida River

Beauty in a Boat on Sumida River

c. 1801–4

Chōbunsai Eishi 鳥文斎栄之

(Japanese, 1756–1829)

Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

Overall: 191.8 x 53.3 cm (75 1/2 x 21 in.); Painting only: 95.3 x 33 cm (37 1/2 x 13 in.)

The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.254

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The Sumida River was a popular refuge from the heat and humidity of the city during the summer. One can see the torii gate of Mimeguri Shrine just to the left of the woman's fan.

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