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#36 Goyu tabibito tomeonna (Women Dragging Travellers to Inn at Goyu)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #36 Goyu tabibito tomeonna (Women Dragging Travellers to Inn at Goyu), 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: 226 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 244 x 367 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7302
Label Text

Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Street fills bottom of composition, runs to background, center. Buildings line both sides of street, figures walk along street. Foreground, center, group of figures. Inn at R, three figures inside, one looks out, one sits, other carries tub of water. Colors include green, blue, red, yellow, and shades of gray.