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#22 Okabe utsunoyama tōgi meibutsu gūdango (Utsunoyama Pass before Okabe)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #22 Okabe utsunoyama tōgi meibutsu gūdango (Utsunoyama Pass before Okabe), 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: 179 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
  • 1928.7469
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Mountainous landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Road at bottom center, foreground, figures walk on road, one rides in palanquin. Steep cliffs dotted with trees rise on both sides. Rooftops visible near bottom center. Mountains rise beyond. Vibrant colors include yellow, green, gray, red, blue, and brown.