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#4 Kanagawa Dai no kei (View from the Hill at Kanagawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #4 Kanagawa Dai no kei (View from the Hill at Kanagawa), 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 353 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 242 x 365 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
  • 1928.7311
Description
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Urban landscape with body of water. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Road on steep hill at far right, lined with shops. Figures walk on road. Body of water fills bottom left quadrant, shops and boats dot surface of water. Shoreline visible in background center to left center. Colors include blue, brown, yellow, gray, and black.