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#35 Yoshida Toyokawa no hashi (Bridge Over Toyo River at Yoshida)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #35 Yoshida Toyokawa no hashi (Bridge Over Toyo River at Yoshida), 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: 229 x 357 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 x 14 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 243 x 367 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 14 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7304
Description
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Landscape with large body of water. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Castle compound fills far right half of composition, scaffolding on one structure, figures on scaffolding. Treetops along bottom of composition. River fills bottom half, with boats on surface of water. Bridge extends from lower left to center. Village and trees on far shore, background, mountains rise beyond. Colors include blue, red, yellow, green, and shades of gray.