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東海道五十三次之内 小田原 酒匂川
Odawara; Sakogawa

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1833–34
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
9 15/32 x 14 1/8 in. (24.1 x 35.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
JP480
Not on view
The Sakawa River flows through the flourishing town of Odawara, whose castle is seen at the foot of the mountains of Hakone in the distance. Some travelers are carried across the river on a litter.
Signature: Hiroshige ga
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry and Travel in Japanese Art," December 18, 2008–May 31, 2009.

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