The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Gyôsho Edition): #40 ChiriuArtist(s)Utagawa HiroshigeArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1841-1842Medium & Supportcolor woodblock print on paperDimensions
7 3/4 in x 12 3/8 in (19.68 cm x 31.43 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);8 3/4 in x 13 7/16 in (22.23 cm x 34.13 cm);7 3/4 in x 12 3/8 in (19.68 cm x 31.43 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Colton StormSubject matter
Group of three travelers walking along a path (the Tokaido Road) underneath trees. Another group of travelers is seated to the left under a tree. To the right is a man reclining under another tree. The road extends in the background into the distance, noticable by the line of trees that follow it. Smaller images of other travelers can be seen in the distance. Physical Description
Woodcut print. Title in a red rectangle in the upper right hand corner of the print. Colors are primarily greens and blues for the landscape and clothing, while the hats and straw mats are a faded yellow, and the trees are a solid brown.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printAdditional Object Classification(s)PrintCollection AreaAsianRights
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travelers (people by activity)