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The Eight Views of Kanazawa in Musashi Province (Bushû Kanazawa hakkei), from the series Famous Places in the Various Provinces (Shokoku meisho)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 233, horizontal yotsugiri #27.16; the series: Tanba 1965, #321 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.2 x 16.5 cm (4 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.2572

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints