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Mt. Fuji from Yaozen Restaurant at Sanya
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Mt. Fuji from Yaozen Restaurant at Sanya, circa late 1830s–1840s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 江戸高名会亭尽 Edo kōmei kaitei zukushi (Famous Restaurants in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 254 x 374.7 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.122
Description

Three female figure prepare food for two samurai. Two ladies are kneeling at a small table in the center and one stands to the right. One man in black and white, stands at center left and one man sits at left balcony window. The floor is green and the ceiling is orange-tan. There are windows at right and left. Through the window on the left is a mountain (identified as Mt. Fuji). There is a red stand with swords in the center back.