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#17 Yui Kachi watari Yuigawa no zu (Ford on Yui River near Yui)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #17 Yui Kachi watari Yuigawa no zu (Ford on Yui River near Yui), circa 1844, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gojūsan tsugi meisho zukai (Collected Pictures of the Famous 53 Stations), popularly known as Gyōsho Tōkaidō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 317 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 220 x 330 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 13 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7344
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. River winds through bottom right quadrant. Small footbridge crosses water, second footbridge, bottom left quadrant, on river bank. Four figures walk along road in foreground, carrying objects. Trees on river bank, just left of center. Structures and figure in background, left side. Green, gray, and blue are predominant colors, with some red, yellow, and orange.