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#31 Maisaka Imagiri shinkei (View of Imagire inlet from Maisaka)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #31 Maisaka Imagiri shinkei (View of Imagire inlet from Maisaka), 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: 225 x 355 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 14 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 242 x 367 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 14 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7328

Mountainous landscape with large body of water (Imagire inlet and Hamana lagoon). Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Foreground, bottom right side, field with small pine trees, bottom left side, wooden posts. Large body of water fills bottom left quadrant, and continues to center right. Ships and boats dot surface of water. Three sails visible in bottom right quadrant. Mountain range fills background, center to center right, Mt. Fuji at far right. Vibrant blues, other colors include green, yellow, red, brown, and shades of gray.