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#3 Kawasaki Rokagō watashi bune (The Rokugo Ferry at Kawasaki)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #3 Kawasaki Rokagō watashi bune (The Rokugo Ferry at Kawasaki), 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 354 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 240 x 365 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 14 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7323
Description
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Rural landscape with river. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. River runs horizontally through bottom third of composition. Ferry boat with figures at bottom center. Shoreline at center with figures and horse. Village in background, center, with large trees and forested areas on far right and left center. Vibrant colors including blue, green, gray, orange, yellow, and brown.