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Ôsumi Province: Sakura shima (Ôsumi, Sakura shima), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

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No. 66 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.17053, 11.36827, 11.36928, 52.1416

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.20

Dimensions

Vertical oban; 35.5 x 24.1 cm (14 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1416

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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