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Nagata baba Sanō Miya (Sano Shrine at Nagata Race Course)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Nagata baba Sanō Miya (Sano Shrine at Nagata Race Course), mid 1830s, Edo period (1600–1858)
  • Tōto Meisho (Famous Places in the Eastern Capital)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 222 x 343 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 244 x 376 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7282
Description

Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small areas taken out of each corner. Torii gate dominates center of composition. Three groups of people walk near gate. Second gate seen in middle ground, center. Vendor at left. Sides of structures at far right and left line path. Roofs and trees fill background. Vibrant colors include blue, green, red, yellow, gray, and black.