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#22 Obake Utsunoyama no zu (Tea Shop with Rice Cakes at Utsuno Mt. near Okabe)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #22 Obake Utsunoyama no zu (Tea Shop with Rice Cakes at Utsuno Mt. near Okabe), 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: 195 x 314 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 12 3/8 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
  • 1928.7378
Description
Exhibitions

Rural mountain landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Open sided structure (teashop selling Dangō rice cakes and Senjokō cosmetics) in foreground, right side. Woman stands with tray, figure seated outside. Three figures visible at left. Mountains fill background. Gray and green are predominant colors with some yellow, red, brown, and blue.