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興津田子の浦 Okitsu Tagoura (Tago Bay near Okitsu)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • 興津田子の浦 Okitsu Tagoura (Tago Bay near Okitsu), 1850s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 東海道張交図絵 Tōkaidō Harimazezue
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 141 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 141 x 225 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7427

The poet Yamabe no Akahito viewing Mt. Fuji from Tago Bay near Okitsu. Fuji in background with snow. Poet with raised hand near edge of water.