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#44 Mie River at Yokkaichi
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #44 Mie River at Yokkaichi, 1833–1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 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
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2889
Label Text

Color print depicting a man chasing a large hat in a landscape setting. The hat is on its side, as though blowing in wind, and it is in the bottom left corner of the print. The man is running on a long walkway that is over water. There are tall, green reeds throughout the water, There is another figure in the right side of the print, wearing a long, yellow, flowing robe. There is a tree in the center of the print and calligraphy in the top left corner.