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Naruto Rapids in Awa Province
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Naruto Rapids in Awa Province, circa 1840, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • a series of Views of the Provinces
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 237 x 96 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/16 x 3 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 237 x 96 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 3 3/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 21 1/4 x 31 1/4 x 1 1/4 in 1928.7201, 1928.7203, and 1928.7204 framed together
    Weight: 7 lbs
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, S1
  • 1928.7201
Description
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Exhibitions

Mountainside of Awaji Island on right. Cliff has two trees growing out of side. Rushing water at bottom left. Poem inscribed at top left. Title in red seal. Colors include blue, brown, green, and black.