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#21 Mariko: Distant View of Utsuno Mountain
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #21 Mariko: Distant View of Utsuno Mountain, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as the Kichizo Tokaido
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2892
Description

Color print depicting several houses in a mountainous landscape. The entire landscape is covered in snow, and there are trees around the row of houses in the bottom of the print, and some throughout the mountians in the background. The sky is light blue, and there is calligraphy in the top right corner of the print.