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#2 Shinagawa hinode (Sunrise at Shinagawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #2 Shinagawa hinode (Sunrise at Shinagawa), 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: 230 x 349 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/16 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 242 x 349 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 13 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7334
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Urban landscape with body of water. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Road lined with shop fronts runs diagonally from bottom center to right center, Daimyō's procession on road. Steep hill with trees at far right. Body of water fills bottom left quadrant, ships dot surface of water. Shoreline visible in background at center and off to left. Blues are very vibrant. Other colors include gray, brown, green, and yellow.