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#18 Okitsu: Okitsugawa Satta no tōge (Okitsu: Okitsu River by Satta pass)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #18 Okitsu: Okitsugawa Satta no tōge (Okitsu: Okitsu River by Satta pass), 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 226 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
  • 1928.7236
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Busy rural landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image, small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Figures and horse in foreground crossing river. Figures are transporting goods and other figures. Shoreline at bottom. Buildings at left center, middle ground. Rocky cliffs rise from edge of river, trees cover cliff top, center to right side of middle ground. Tree covered hill in background. Yellow, green, and blue are predominant colors, with some red.