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Benten Shrine, Inokashira Pond (Inokashira no ike Benten no yashiro), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 087 (fall section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.26349, 11.36876.59, 21.9486, 21.10435


Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆


Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 11, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.13, pls. 145, 146; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #87; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.11


Vertical ôban; 35.4 x 24 cm (13 15/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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