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East Slope at Kanda Myôjin Shrine (Kanda Myôjin Higashizaka), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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MFA impressions: 20.59, 21.9860

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame

Provenance

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, about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.07; Matsuki 1939, #17

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 37 cm (9 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9860

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints