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Kai no Sarubashi (Monkey Bridge in Kai Province)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kai no Sarubashi (Monkey Bridge in Kai Province), 1854, 2nd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • a series of Views of the Provinces
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 330 x 107 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 x 4 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 332 x 110 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/16 x 4 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7200
Description

Fall scene with monkey bridge far above raging river. There are travellers crossing the bridge. Far away mountains seen through gorge. Red upper margin.