Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Katsushika Hokusai
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Mariko, 1804, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • untitled series of stations on the Tōkaidō Road
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 128 x 377 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 50 3/8 x 148 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7773

Horizontal composition, interior scene. Two female figures wait on three male figures at the right side of the composition. Various trays of food and beverages surround the group. In the background, center, is a flowering tree. Elements of the structure are visible behind the group, and at the edges of the composition. Cartouche with text at upper right.