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#14 Hara Kashiwabara tateba Fuji no numa (Fuji Marsh of Kashiwabara Rest Stop near Hara)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #14 Hara Kashiwabara tateba Fuji no numa (Fuji Marsh of Kashiwabara Rest Stop near Hara), 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: 211 x 317 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 217 x 329 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 12 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7349
Description

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Mt. Fuji rises in background to fill top left quadrant. Low mountains cut across center of composition, right half, middle ground. Road runs horizontally through bottom of composition, foreground. Multiple figures on foot and three horses along road. Trees line road. Rooftops visible at bottom right corner. Gray, green, and brown are predominant colors with some blue, yellow, and red.