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Dam on the Otonashi River at Ôji, Popularly Known as "The Great Waterfall" (Ôji Otonashigawa entai, sezoku Ôtaki to tonau), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 019 (spring section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.17060, 21.10409, 21.10410


Hiroshige ga 広重画


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May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.21, pls. 160, 161; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #19; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.24


Vertical ôban; 35.4 x 23.3 cm (13 15/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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