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Asakusa Kinryuzan (Pagoda in snow), Mimeguri (Moonlight), Raimon (Two toy figures), Sumidagawa (Two birds), Mukojima hanyashiki (Flower garden), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

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Signed

Hiroshige (on Raimon)

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, 1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pls. 106 (uncut sheet, full color) and 107 (uncut sheet, blue); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.01; Tanba 1965, #107 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #584 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.6 x 24.7 cm (14 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.13

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints