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#26 Kakegawa (Travellers by Torii Gate at Kakegawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #26 Kakegawa (Travellers by Torii Gate at Kakegawa), circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō Gojūsan tsugi 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: 164 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 7/16 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
  • 1928.7473
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Tree lined road runs horizontally across bottom of composition, figures walk on road. Large lantern and half of tori gate at far left, center. Signs along road, right side. Large field in middle ground, low mountains rise beyond. Vibrant colors include green, blue, black, brown, red, and yellow.