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#17 Yui Kurosawa Tateba Satta tōgi (Resthouses at Kurasawa near Satta Pass at Yui)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #17 Yui Kurosawa Tateba Satta tōgi (Resthouses at Kurasawa near Satta Pass at Yui), circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojűsantsugi 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 226 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 9/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 258 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 10 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7466
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Village landscape with large body of water. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Shops run on an angle through bottom right quadrant, foreground. Figures inside shops and walking on road in front. Large body of water, with ships dotting surface, fills bottom left quadrant. Cliffs rise in middle ground, right side. Mountains in background, center. Colors include blue, gray, brown, yellow, red, and green.