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Fuchû: Nichô-machi, cut from sheet 6 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

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From a sheet of four pictures showing Ejiri (R), Fuchû (TC), Mariko (BL), and Okabe (TL) stations. MFA impressions: 06.822 (Fuchû), 21.8680 (Fuchû), 21.8681 (Mariko), 21.8708 (Ejiri), 21.8710 (Okabe)

Signed

Hiroshige

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-7 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18.2 x 7.1 cm (7 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.822

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints