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Urawa shuku Asama yama embō (#4 Distant View of Mt. Asama from Urawa Station)
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Urawa shuku Asama yama embō (#4 Distant View of Mt. Asama from Urawa Station), circa 1835, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kisokaidō roku jūkyū tsugi no uchi (69 Stations of the Kisokaidō Road)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 221 x 346 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 11/16 x 13 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 245 x 372 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7841
Description

Mt. Asama with clouds circling the summit, to left travelers on road which winds its way between villages. Pack horse to left is followed by boy, who scoops up horse's excrement.