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#47 Kameyama Fūu raimei (Wind, Rain, and Lightening at Kameyama)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #47 Kameyama Fūu raimei (Wind, Rain, and Lightening at Kameyama), 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 225 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
  • 1928.7253
Description
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Rural landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Road curves from center to right side to fill bottom of composition. Figures walk on road. Large trees line both sides of road. Gate and Kameyama castle at center, background. Black streaks run diagonally through composition indicating rain. Gray, yellow, and green are predominant colors with some red and brown.