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The Fine Arts Museum and the Shôjô Fountain at the Second National Industrial Exposition in Ueno Park (Ueno kôen naikoku kangyô daini hakurankai bijutsukan oyobi shôjô funsuiki no zu)

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Hiroshige ga 広重画


Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

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Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1881 (Meiji 14), April 18

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #14, photo p. 55; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #22, photo p. 16


Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 76.4 cm (14 15/16 x 30 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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