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#49 Sakanoshita Fudesute yama chōbō (Distant View of Mt. Fudesute at Sakanoshita)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #49 Sakanoshita Fudesute yama chōbō (Distant View of Mt. Fudesute at Sakanoshita), 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: 191 x 312 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 12 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 218 x 324 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 9/16 x 12 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7377
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Bottom right quadrant, foreground, teashop, open-sided structure. Five figures seated and standing near structure, two smoking pipes, one carries a tray. Rugged mountains, including Mt. Fudesute, fill background, left side, with waterfall and trees. Mountains run horizontally across center, background. Green is predominant color with some gray, yellow, blue, red, and brown.