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#9 Ōiso Tora ga ame (Tora's Rain at Oiso)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #9 Ōiso Tora ga ame (Tora's Rain at Oiso), 1833–1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 東海道五拾三次之内 Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as Hōeidō Tōkaidō (Great Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 231 x 352 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 251 x 361 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 14 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift from the Dean and Mary Beth Kipp Hiroshige Wood Block Print Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0009
Description

Figures entering village in driving rain, with lake and trees at left. Village and people at the right. Sea and a grassy plain at the left. Rain shower visible throughout the scene.