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#44 Yokkaichi Sangūdō oiwake no zu (Juncture of Roads to Ise Shrines at Yokkaichi)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #44 Yokkaichi Sangūdō oiwake no zu (Juncture of Roads to Ise Shrines at Yokkaichi), 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: 194 x 316 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 12 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 220 x 331 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 13 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7367
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Village landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Building at left side with sign at corner of structure (center of image), line of flags from center to left center hang from building. Three figures sit inside. Japanese lantern in foreground, center. Part of tori gate at right foreground. Three figures ride on horse, left side, one figure leads horse. Trees and rooftops in background. Vibrant colors, including blue, red, gray, green, yellow, and brown.