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The Front Entrance of the Tsukiji Hotel in Tokyo (Tôkyô Tsukiji Hoterukan omotegake no zu)

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MFA impressions: 2000.383a-c, RES.91.396a-c

Signed

Ôju Hiroshige hitsu (on right sheet); Ichiryûsai Hiroshige hitsu (on left sheet) 応需広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Snake 12 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Previous to 2000, purchased by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1869 (Meiji 2), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, ed., Reinventing Tokyo (2012), #9; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.4 x 73.5 cm (14 5/16 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.383a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints