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#15 Yoshiwara Moto ichiba hidari Fuji (Fuji on the Left near Yoshiwara)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #15 Yoshiwara Moto ichiba hidari Fuji (Fuji on the Left near Yoshiwara), circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as the Kichizo Tokaido
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 167 x 228 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 9/16 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7464
Description
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Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Tree-lined road curves through field (old market area) in foreground of composition from bottom left corner over to bottom right, back to lower right side, figures walk on road. Forested area runs horizontally through middle ground with village at far right. Mt. Fuji rises in background, left side. Vibrant colors include green, brown, black, yellow, red, and blue.