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#25 Kanaya sakamichi yori Ōigawa chōbō (View of the Oi River from the Slope above Kanaya)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #25 Kanaya sakamichi yori Ōigawa chōbō (View of the Oi River from the Slope above Kanaya), 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 224 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/16 x 8 13/16 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
  • 1928.7243
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Figures on road at center, foreground. Grassy areas with trees rise on right and left side of road. Village visible in center middle ground with bridge and small creek. Wide river (Ōi River) and valley cut horizontally through composition just above center. Mountains in background. Gray, green, and blue are predominant colors with some yellow and red.