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Ôiso: Courtesan, Portait of Tora Gozen (Ôiso, yûjo, Tora Gozen no zô), cut from sheet 3 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of five pictures showing Ôiso, Odawara, Hakone, Mishima, and Numazu stations. MFA impressions: 11.17208 (uncut sheet), 21.8729 (Ôiso), 21.8730 (Odawara), 21.8731 (Hakone), 21.8732 (Mishima)


(this picture unsigned)


November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.03


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 24.3 x 6.9 cm (9 9/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper