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#55 Keishi Sanjō Ōkashi (Great Bridge at Sanjō in Kyōtō)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #55 Keishi Sanjō Ōkashi (Great Bridge at Sanjō in Kyōtō), 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: 221 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 11/16 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 243 x 366 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
  • 1928.7335
Description

Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Sanjō bridge in foreground, horizontal orientation, figures on bridge. River fills bottom quarter of composition. Rooftops fill middle ground, left center to right center. Mountains in background. Colors include blue, brown, yellow, green, black, and gray.