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#2 Shinagawa samzu asa no kei (Morning View of Samezu at Shinagawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #2 Shinagawa samzu asa no kei (Morning View of Samezu at Shinagawa), 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: 198 x 316 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 12 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 215 x 322 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/16 x 12 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7359
Description

Two figures at tea house on left selling rice gruel. Figure by docked boats on the right. Ships on the water in the distance.