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Drawing for: No. 52, Ishibe: Travelers Staying at the Inn While It Snows (Ryokyaku setchû tairyû), from the series Fifty-three Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan zue)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich

Japanese, Edo period, about 1849–53 (Kaei 2–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #135 (this drawing); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #42.52

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.499

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, with slight color

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