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The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Edition) #46 Shono, A Sudden Summer Shower

Accession Number
2008/2.195

Title
The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Edition) #46 Shono, A Sudden Summer Shower

Artist(s)
Andô Hiroshige

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1831-1834

Medium & Support
woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
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 Line
Gift of Penny and John Tropman

Subject matter
Landscape with figures.

Physical Description
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 Type
color print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
paths
rain
storms
travelers (people by activity)
trees
wind (weather phenomena)

1 Related Resource

PAST - Summer on the Mind
(Part of: FFW Lower Level Study Cases     )

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