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#30 Hamamatsu Zazanza no matsu (Murmuring Pine at Hamamatsu)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #30 Hamamatsu Zazanza no matsu (Murmuring Pine at Hamamatsu), 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: 197 x 315 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 220 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
  • 1928.7365
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Large, twisted pine trees at center of image, trailing off to right center. Three figures in foreground, center, one figure carries large bag and broom, one kneeling, one stands. Shoreline behind trees, large body of water in background. Ships with sails dot surface of water. Brown, blue, and green are predominant colors, with some yellow, gray, and red.