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Maisaka: The Ferry at Imagiri (Maisaka, Imagiri funawatashi), from the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Tokaido gojusan tsugi)," also known as the Tokaido with Poem (Kyoka iri Tokaido)

Print in color of two sailboats on blue water carrying cargo. One boat has five humans in it, two wearing red with wide hats, three in blue. A black mountain range, sparse with trees, rises in the background. Japanese characters appear in black ink in the upper portion of the image, with additional text on a red vertical banner in the the upper-right corner and in red at lower left.
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  • Print in color of two sailboats on blue water carrying cargo. One boat has five humans in it, two wearing red with wide hats, three in blue. A black mountain range, sparse with trees, rises in the background. Japanese characters appear in black ink in the upper portion of the image, with additional text on a red vertical banner in the the upper-right corner and in red at lower left.

Date:

c. 1837/42

Artist:

Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川 広重
Japanese, 1797-1858

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Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige

Title

Maisaka: The Ferry at Imagiri (Maisaka, Imagiri 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

17.1 × 22.7 cm (6 11/16 × 8 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1930.61

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