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Mitsuke: Ferries Crossing the Tenryu River (Mitsuke, Tenryugawa funawatashi), from the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Tokaido gojusan tsugi)," also known as the Tokaido with Poem (Kyoka iri Tokaido)

Color print of a Japanese landscape with a person on horseback in the foreground, flanked by several trees and low green hills. Beyond this figure, others on ferries cross a winding river in rowboats toward tent-like structures in the distance. Vertical text in Japanese peppers the top half of the work, with text in a vertical red banner at upper right.
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  • Color print of a Japanese landscape with a person on horseback in the foreground, flanked by several trees and low green hills. Beyond this figure, others on ferries cross a winding river in rowboats toward tent-like structures in the distance. Vertical text in Japanese peppers the top half of the work, with text in a vertical red banner at upper right.

Date:

c. 1837/42

Artist:

Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川 広重
Japanese, 1797-1858

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Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige

Title

Mitsuke: Ferries Crossing the Tenryu River (Mitsuke, Tenryugawa funawatashi), from the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Tokaido gojusan tsugi)," also known as the Tokaido with Poem (Kyoka iri Tokaido)

Origin

Japan

Date

1832–1847

Medium

Color woodblock print; chuban

Dimensions

16.9 × 22.8 cm (6 5/8 × 8 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1930.59

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