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#16 Kambara Iwafuchi yori Fujigawa o miru zu (View of Fuji River from Iwafuchi near Kambara)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #16 Kambara Iwafuchi yori Fujigawa o miru zu (View of Fuji River from Iwafuchi near Kambara), 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: 200 x 315 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 219 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
  • 1928.7354
Description

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Three figures at bottom left quadrant stand along road. Willow tree at side of road fills left side of composition. River cuts horizontally across bottom half of composition. Small boats on river at left. Mountains rise in background, including Mt. Fuji at right side. Green, blue, and gray are predominant colors with some yellow, brown, and orange.