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#6 Totsuka: motomachi wakaremichi (Junction to Kamakura at Motomachi in Totsuko)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #6 Totsuka: motomachi wakaremichi (Junction to Kamakura at Motomachi in Totsuko), 1833–1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as Hōeidō Tōkaidō (Great Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 230 x 353 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/16 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 248 x 361 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7296
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Village landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Foreground, left half, open structure with signs. Figure steps off of horse onto bench, three other figures stand nearby. Lantern and signpost at center. Road runs from shop to center right, bridge at center right with figure. Line of structures in middle ground, center right to center with scattered trees. Fields in background, left, and mountains beyond. Blues are very vibrant, other colors include gray, black, brown, and yellow.