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#17 Yui Satta tōge Oyashirazu (Satta Pass and Oyashirazu Near Yui)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #17 Yui Satta tōge Oyashirazu (Satta Pass and Oyashirazu Near Yui), 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: 344 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 371 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7220
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Rural mountain landscape with body of water. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Body of water fills BRQ. Ships with sails dot surface of water in middle ground, water is rough in foreground. Cliff rises from water at left side, covers left side of composition. Road, with foot travelers, climbs from bottom left corner to left side above center. Cliff covers left side of composition. Mountains visible in background, Mt. Fuji is just left of center. Vibrant colors, green, orange, and blue are predominant colors with some red and gray.