The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Edition) #46 Shono, A Sudden Summer ShowerArtist(s)Utagawa HiroshigeArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1831-1834Medium & Supportwoodblock print on paperDimensions
15 5/8 in x 20 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in (39.69 cm x 52.39 cm x 2.86 cm);15 5/8 in x 20 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in (39.69 cm x 52.39 cm x 2.86 cm);16 15/16 in x 22 11/16 in x 2 5/8 in (43.02 cm x 57.63 cm x 6.67 cm)Credit LineGift of Penny and John TropmanSubject matter
Landscape with figures.
Skewed lines stream downward across the print indicate torrents of rain. The trees near the pathway are blown over by the strong storm. Several travelers with hats and parasols are struggling to walk up along the path under the extreme weather.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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travelers (people by activity)
wind (weather phenomena)