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#21 Mariko (Restaurant at Mariko Station)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #21 Mariko (Restaurant at Mariko Station), 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: 196 x 315 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 11/16 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 212 x 324 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 3/8 x 12 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7353
Description
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Village landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Structure fills top left quadrant. Woman stands with tray, two men seated, eating. Roof of structure fills bottom right quadrant. Trees in foreground, bottom of composition. Tree at right of top structure. Three birds in flights, just right of center. Gray, yellow, and green are predominant colors, with some blue, red, and brown.