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Descending Geese at Hirakata (Hirakata rakugan), from the series Eight Views of Kanazawa (Kanazawa hakkei)

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MFA impressions: 21.5333, 51.23

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis W. Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black

Japanese, Edo period, about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #113; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #31.8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 38.6 cm (10 1/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.23

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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