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#20 Fuchū Abekawa Miroku nichōme (Fuchū: the Miroku Pleasure Quarters by the Abe River, second block)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #20 Fuchū Abekawa Miroku nichōme (Fuchū: the Miroku Pleasure Quarters by the Abe River, second block), 1855–1857, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gojūsan tsugi meisho zukai (Collected Pictures of the Famous 53 Stations), popularly known as Tate-e Tōkaidō (Vertical Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 337 x 220 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 8 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 353 x 225 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.101
Description
Catalogue raisonné

A view from above a housing compound at night. The rooftops are gray. In the lower left is the entrance for the compound, with many peole coming and going. There are two willow trees to the left of the entrance. There is a cloud formation above the rooftops. There is a crescent moon dissapearing behind mountains in the background. The sky is blue and black.