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#22 Okabe Utsu no yama tsuta no hosomichi (Okabe, the narrow ivy road by Mt. Utsu)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #22 Okabe Utsu no yama tsuta no hosomichi (Okabe, the narrow ivy road by Mt. Utsu), 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: 352 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
  • 1968.0001.104
Description
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Foreground shows a mountain path zigzagging through the center of two gray hillsides. In the center is a small yellow hut, by the roadside. There are five people walking up the path. A large gray mountain looks in the background. The sky is blue.