Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Seki
  • Utagawa Kunisada II
    1823–1880
    active: Japan
  • Seki, circa 1865, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tokaido no uchi (Stations of the Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 329 x 221 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 15/16 x 8 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 349 x 236 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7754
Description

Woman traveler leading a pack horse under flowering sakura tree. Pipe in one hand and reins in the other. Above, separated by cloud, daimyō's procession with travelers and torii gate.