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#28 Fukuroi (Travellers at Fukuroi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #28 Fukuroi (Travellers at Fukuroi), early 1840s, 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: 197 x 314 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 225 x 325 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 12 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7346
Description
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Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Road runs from bottom center to center, figures walking on road. Trees line road, open fields on both sides. Small signpost at bottom left, posts on either side of road, foreground. Green and blue are predominant colors with some brown, gray, and red.