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#42 Miya Atsuta no eki shichi ri no watashikuchi (Landing of the Seven-Ri Ferry at Atsuka Station near Miya)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #42 Miya Atsuta no eki shichi ri no watashikuchi (Landing of the Seven-Ri Ferry at Atsuka Station near Miya), 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
  • 1928.7258
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Urban landscape. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Red tori gate dominates foreground, left half of composition. Seven figures, dressed in kimono, stand near gate. Boats, some with sails, fill small harbor in middle ground. Japanese style lighthouse at far right with two figures standing near waters edge. Structures visible at left middle ground. Sails dot the surface of a large body of water in the background. Vibrant colors, red, blue, gray, and yellow are predominant colors.