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#9 Ōiso: Shigitatsusawa saigyōan (Oiso: The Poet Monk Saigyo's Hut at the Shigitatsu Marsh)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #9 Ōiso: Shigitatsusawa saigyōan (Oiso: The Poet Monk Saigyo's Hut at the Shigitatsu Marsh), 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: 339 x 221 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 8 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 354 x 226 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
  • 1968.0001.102
Description
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Catalogue raisonné

At center left is the hut of Saigyō with two figures standing outside. In the right foreground is a hill with stone monuments and pine trees. There is a blue bay with eight sailboats in the middle ground. There are gray mountains and a pink sky in the background.