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The British Legation at Takanawa (Takanawa Igirisu-kan), from the series Famous Places in Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho zue)

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MFA impressions: 11.45391.29, 2000.382

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Dragon 11 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1868 (Keiô 4/Meiji 1), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #1; Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 2 (1935), p. 106

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2000.382

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints