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#11 Hakone (Travellers at Hakone between Izu & Sagami Province)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #11 Hakone (Travellers at Hakone between Izu & Sagami Province), 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: 198 x 317 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 218 x 329 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 9/16 x 12 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7380
Description

Rural mountain landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Four figures in foreground, bottom center, one seated in open-sided palanquin carried by two other figures. Road runs from bottom right to left center. Steep hill rises at right side, signpost at right center designating border between Izu and Dagami provinces. Mountains visible in background, left side. Green and brown are predominant colors with some blue, yellow, red, and gray.