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Ayase River and Kanegafuchi (Ayasegawa Kanegafuchi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 063 (summer section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.16693, 11.35829, 11.36876.41, 11.45642, 21.10432

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 358); 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, 1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.12, pl. 144; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #63; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.10

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.7 cm (14 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10432

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints