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#10 Odawara sakawagawa kachiwatashi (Ford on Sakawa River at Odawara)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #10 Odawara sakawagawa kachiwatashi (Ford on Sakawa River at Odawara), 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: 197 x 318 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 214 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
  • 1928.7371
Description

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Figures fill foreground, right side walking along road, left side crossing river. Trees in foreground, center and right side. River cuts horizontally through composition at center. Mountains rise beyond river in background. Blue, green, gray, and light orange are predominant colors with some brown, yellow, and red.