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#45 Ishiyakushi Yoshitsune zakura noriyori no hokora (Yoshitsune's Cherry Tree and Noriyori's Shrine at Ishiyakushi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #45 Ishiyakushi Yoshitsune zakura noriyori no hokora (Yoshitsune's Cherry Tree and Noriyori's Shrine at Ishiyakushi), 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 225 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
  • 1928.7255
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Rural landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Cherry tree, in full bloom, dominates composition on left side. Small stream curves through foreground with a small dam visible below and left of center. Two figures working in foreground, left side. Half of gate at right center edge of image. Village in background, left side, with hills rising beyond. Vibrant colors, green, pink, and blue are predominant colors, with some yellow and red.