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#45 Ishiyakuchi Ishiyakushidera (Temple of Stone Yakushi at Ishiyakushi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #45 Ishiyakuchi Ishiyakushidera (Temple of Stone Yakushi at Ishiyakushi), 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: 223 x 347 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 242 x 366 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 14 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7310
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Rural village landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Agricultural field fills lower third of composition. Road runs from bottom right to left center. Figures in field and on road. Village runs from left center to right center, middle ground, trees interspersed with buildings. Mountains rise in background. Colors include gray, blue, green, yellow, brown, orange, and red.