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#52 Ishibe Ryoshu Tomari kyoku (Overnight Guests at an Inn at Ishibe)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #52 Ishibe Ryoshu Tomari kyoku (Overnight Guests at an Inn at Ishibe), 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: 341 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 369 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7235
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Urban landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Large building dominates top right quadrant. People visible on lower and upper floors of building engaged in different activities. Building in background, left side. Bottom left quadrant, courtyard-like area with trees and Japanese lantern at lower left side. Yellow, brown-orange, gray, and green are predominant colors with some red and blue.