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#18 Okitsu shiohama kiyomigaseki (Salt Kilns at Kiyomigaseki Village near Okitsu)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #18 Okitsu shiohama kiyomigaseki (Salt Kilns at Kiyomigaseki Village near Okitsu), 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: 165 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 252 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7467
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape with large body of water. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Figures and horse walk in field in foreground. Three large trees fill bottom right quadrant. Large body of water fills middle ground, ships and boats dot surface of water. Mountains rise at left side, center. Village visible at base of mountains. Vibrant colors include green, blue, yellow, gray, and red.