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#41 Miya Atsuta tōrii (Atsura Torii Gate at Miya)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #41 Miya Atsuta tōrii (Atsura Torii Gate at Miya), 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
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 7/16 x 8 3/4 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
  • 1928.7486
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Landscape with large body of water at center of composition. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Port scene with red gate dominating left foreground of composition. Ships are in various stages of entry to port. People in bottom half of composition. Building on left side, middle ground. Trees in middle ground, left and right sides. Vibrant colors, predominately blue, red, yellow, green, and gray.