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Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Kakegawa, Distant View of Mount Akiba

Accession Number
1948/1.127

Title
Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Kakegawa, Distant View of Mount Akiba

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1833-1834

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
8 15/16 in x 13 11/16 in (22.7 cm x 34.77 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 5/16 in (36.51 cm x 49.05 cm);12 7/8 in x 18 5/8 in (32.7 cm x 47.31 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Figures in landscape.

Physical Description
A bridge forms a diagonal on the print. Three travellers are passing the bridge, while two monks are walking down toward them. Landscape of water and mountains is shown in the background.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
bridges (built works)
figures (representations)
footbridges
mountains
travelers (people by activity)
water (inorganic material)
woodcuts (prints)

1 Related Resource

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)

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