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Tanuki zōzusan enkei (A Distant View of Mt. Zōzu in Sanuki Province 1856)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Tanuki zōzusan enkei (A Distant View of Mt. Zōzu in Sanuki Province 1856), 1856, 2nd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 229 x 294 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 x 11 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 231 x 295 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 11 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7412
Description

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular in shape with rounded corners and rectangular area left blank at bottom center for fan handle. Three women at right walk on road, foreground. Bridge with four additional figures, bottom left quadrant, middle ground. Water and rice fields beyond. Small village in background, center left at base of mountains. Vibrant colors include green, blue, red, brown, gray, and yellow.