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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I; Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidō) (publisher)
Culture:Japanese (1797-1858); Japanese, active c. 1833 - 1850
Title:Hakone kosui no zu [View of the lake at Hakone], from the series Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi [Fifty-three stations of the Tokaido]
Date Made:1833-1835
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 14 1/4 in x 19 1/4 in; 36.2 cm x 48.9 cm; Sheet: 9 3/4 in x 14 11/16 in; 24.8 cm x 37.3 cm; Image: 8 15/16 in x 13 15/16 in; 22.7 cm x 35.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hiroshige ga]; TITLE: recot, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tōkaidō / gojū / san tsugi no uchi]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hakone]; SEAL: recto, upp. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Kosui no zu]; SEAL: recto, upp. l (red ink): [Japanese character, Hoei]; SEAL: recto, up. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Do]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kiwame].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.105.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Austin (Janet Evans, Class of 1925)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Hakone is no. 11 in the Fifty-three stations of the Tokaido series in the Hoeido edition. Horizontal landscape of a high peak dominating the center. A line of travelers are climbing the steep Hakone pass on the right. The Lake Ashi (or Hakone?) to the left and Mount Fuji in the distance.

Tags:
mountains; travel

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