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#36 Goyu Motonogahara motosakagoe (Plain of Matono & Crossing to Motosaka Pass near Goyu)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #36 Goyu Motonogahara motosakagoe (Plain of Matono & Crossing to Motosaka Pass near Goyu), 1855–1857, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gojūsan tsugi meisho zukai (Collected Pictures of the Famous 53 Stations), popularly known as Tate-e Tōkaidō (Vertical Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 342 x 226 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 370 x 247 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 9/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7215
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. River winds through composition from lower left side to center. Willow trees line bank of river, small thatched-roof structures visible on both sides of river. Three figures stand in foreground, right side. Two children sit fishing on river’s edge. Mountains, including Mt. Fuji, rise in background. Vibrant colors, predominantly green, blue, and gray with some red and yellow.