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#7 Jimbutsu Tōkaidō (#7 Women in the snow at Fujisawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #7 Jimbutsu Tōkaidō (#7 Women in the snow at Fujisawa), 1852, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • The 53 Stations of the Tokaido, popularly known as the Jimbutsu Tōkaidō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 223 x 170 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 6 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.4008
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Color print depicting two women walking through a snowy landscape. The women are holding parasols, which are covered with snow. Both of the women are wearing colorful, floor-length robes. There is a wooden railing behind them, in the left side of the print. There is a small, bright blue body of water in the right side of the middle ground. There are trees covered in snow in the background. The sky is gray and snow is falling. There is calligraphy in the top left and bottom left corners of the print.