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#33 Futagawa Sarugababa tachiba Meibutsu kashiwe mohci (Shops Selling Sarugababa Ricecakes near Futagawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #33 Futagawa Sarugababa tachiba Meibutsu kashiwe mohci (Shops Selling Sarugababa Ricecakes near Futagawa), 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: 165 x 227 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7480
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Rural landscape with rolling hills in background, rice field in middle ground, and buildings in foreground. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Large tree in middle ground just left of center, trees scattered throughout background. Two small figures in rice field. Roofs of two buildings visible in bottom right corner, frontal view of building in left center, shop sells kashiwe mochi (ricecakes wrapped in oak leaves). Figures and animal in foreground. Green, gray, yellow, and orange are predominant colors with some blue and red.