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#2 Shinagawa no zu (Picture of Shinagawa)
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • #2 Shinagawa no zu (Picture of Shinagawa), circa 1835, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 東海道五拾三次之内 Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 252 x 186 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/8 x 7 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 254 x 186 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 x 7 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0051
Description
Literature

Standing courtesan in the foreground, to upper right. A scene for Sinagawa, a daimyō's procession and center row of inns and restaurants. Edo Bay to left with sailboats.