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#37 Fujikawa Yamanaka tachiba Meibutsu: Asanawa, ami, fukuro (Shops Selling Hemp Ropes at Yamanaka near Fujikawa)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #37 Fujikawa Yamanaka tachiba Meibutsu: Asanawa, ami, fukuro (Shops Selling Hemp Ropes at Yamanaka near Fujikawa), 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 227 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 7/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 176 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 7/8 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7482
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Street lined with shops cuts through bottom left of composition from bottom right corner to left center. Mountain in background on right. Trees in foreground and middle ground with green and red-orange leaves. Red-orange glow low in sky. Green, yellow, and red-orange are dominant colors.