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#16 Kanbara Fujikawa funewataru (Ferry on Fuji River at Kanbara)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #16 Kanbara Fujikawa funewataru (Ferry on Fuji River at Kanbara), 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 227 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 9/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 254 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7465
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Fuji River cuts horizontally through bottom third of composition, boats dot surface of water. River bank in foreground, bottom, figures stand. Trees on far riverbank, center, mountains rise in background, Mt. Fuji in top right quadrant. Vibrant colors include blue, green, yellow, red, and gray.