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#30 Maisaka Imagire (Maisaka, Ships off Coast of Imagire)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #30 Maisaka Imagire (Maisaka, Ships off Coast of Imagire), 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: 167 x 224 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 9/16 x 8 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 257 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
  • 1928.7477
Description
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Catalogue raisonné

Landscape with body of water cutting through from left center to bottom right corner, inlet of Imagire. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Cliff rising from water fills top right quadrant, small trees along top of cliff. Ships, most with sails, scattered throughout composition. Trees in field fill bottom left corner. Blue and gray are predominant colors with some yellow, green, and red.