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#23 Fujieda Setogawa kachiwatari (Ford on the Seto River near Fujieda)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #23 Fujieda Setogawa kachiwatari (Ford on the Seto River near Fujieda), 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 249 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
  • 1928.7241
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Rural landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. River curves through composition from just above center, opening up to cover bottom of composition. Figures crossing river at foreground, some carrying goods, some on shoulders of other figures. Willow trees on shore at center, middle ground. Background, trees, and small structures on both sides. Green and blue are predominant colors, some yellow and red.