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Asukayama chobo (distant view), Koganei tsutsumi (Mt Fuji seeen through an old tree trunk), Sarawaka cho (A dancer), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

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Hiroshige ga (on picture of dancer) 広重画


Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7

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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. 108 (uncut sheet, color, gray background) and 109 (uncut sheet, color, blue background; blue version not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.02; Matsuki 1939, #587 (uncut sheet)


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

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Medium or Technique

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