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Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:Miya from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road
Date Made:ca. 1804 (Kyōwa 4/Bunka 1)
Materials:woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper with embossing
Place Made:Asia; Japan; Edo
Measurements:sheet: 5 3/8 in x 13 13/16 in ; 13.7 cm x 35.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1990.48
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Three women travellers and a retainer approaching Miya, stopping under a flowering plum tree overlooking the ocean across from a castle, seven ri across the water to Kuwana. Signed Gakyōjin Hokusai ga. One kyōka poem above.

architecture; rivers; water; castles; women; fashion; calligraphy; boats; trees; servants

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