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#19 Ejiri Miho Embō (View of Mio Promonitory from Ejiri)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #19 Ejiri Miho Embō (View of Mio Promonitory from Ejiri), 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 353 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 243 x 365 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 14 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7312
Description

Landscape with large body of water. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Rooftops visible along bottom edge, foreground. Water fills bottom half of composition, ships, some with sails, dot surface of water. Area of tree-covered land (Miho peninsula) runs horizontally from right center to just left of center. Mountains in background, left center to center. Vibrant colors including blue, gray, brown, and yellow.