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Mariko Station, Senju Dancing for the Warrior Taira no Shigehira
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Mariko Station, Senju Dancing for the Warrior Taira no Shigehira, circa 1845, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō Gojūsantsui (The 53 Parallels of the Tokaido Road)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 349 x 226 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/4 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 367 x 247 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 7/16 x 9 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7687
Description

Senju is dancing for the warrior Taira no Shigehira, seated before screen with waves and flowers. An attendant lights a candle behind the dancing Senju. Descriptive cartouche, top left corner.