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#32 Shirasuke shiomizaka (Ocean View Slope off Totomi Province near Shirasuke)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #32 Shirasuke shiomizaka (Ocean View Slope off Totomi Province near Shirasuke), 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 222 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 253 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 7/16 x 8 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7479
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape with body of water cutting through left middle ground. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with quarter circles cut out from each corner. Mountain dominates right side of composition. Road curves up mountain with figures on it. Trees dot mountainside, as well as left foreground. Small ships visible in the left background. Small structures on shoreline in center middle ground. Predominantly green and blue with some gray, yellow, and red.