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#35 Goyū (Women Inviting Travellers to Inns at Goyū)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #35 Goyū (Women Inviting Travellers to Inns at Goyū), circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō Gojūsan tsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō Road), popularly known as the Kichizo Tokaido
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 164 x 224 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 180 x 253 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 7/16 x 8 13/16 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
  • 1928.7481
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Urban street scene. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Street cuts on diagonal from bottom right corner to left center to top center. Women, travelers, and animals fill street. Buildings frame the scene on the top right quadrant, top left, and bottom left. Gray and brown are dominant colors, with some yellow, blue and blue-green.