Kanagawa, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō

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Kanagawa, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō

 

 

Name:
Andō, Hiroshige, 1797-1858 (Artist); Maruya Seijirō (Publisher)
Title:
Kanagawa, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō
Other Titles:
Kanagawa 加奈川, from the series Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi 東海道五十三次
Abstract:
In this image of the fourth station of the Tōkaidō, Hiroshige features the many teahouses along the hill at Kanagawa and a long row of travelers, encouraged by assistants to stop by their shops.
Format:
prints
Genre:
Landscapes (representations)
Place of Origin:
Edo (Tokyo), Japan
Date:
ca. 1847-1852
Physical Description:
1 print ; image 8 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (21.5 x 34.9 cm), sheet 9 5/8 x 14 7/8 in. (24.4 x 37.7 cm)
Note (Period):
Edo period
Note (Medium/support):
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Note (Inscriptions/signatures):
Outside right edge: Maruya Seijirō. Upper right: Tōkaidō shi 東海道 四; gojūsan tsugi 五十三次; Kanagawa 加奈川. Lower left: Fuku (censor seal); Muramatsu (censor seal); Hiroshige-ga.
Note (Ownership):
The Stebbins Memorial Collection
Note:
Occasioned by Hiroshige's first journey along the Tōkaidō in the summer of 1832, this series is one of more than thirty series in which Hiroshige tackled the popular topic of the fifty-three stations of the well-known and well-traveled road that connected Edo and Kyoto.
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12004907
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-n0wt-ta42