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#8 Hiratsuka Bannyūgawa funawatashi Ōyama embō (Distant view of Mt. Ōyama from the Banyu River ferry)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #8 Hiratsuka Bannyūgawa funawatashi Ōyama embō (Distant view of Mt. Ōyama from the Banyu River ferry), 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: 343 x 227 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 370 x 248 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
  • 1928.7224
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape with body of water cutting through center of composition. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with quarter circles cut out from corners. Bottom third of composition, foreground, shoreline with two trees in bottom right corner. Middle ground, river with three small boats. Figures in boats. Shoreline at left center with structures and trees. Two sailboats visible right of center. Top third, background, misty area gives way to mountains, including Mt. Fuji on left side. Gray, blue, and green are predominant colors, with some yellow and red.