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Fukuroi: A Female Pilgrim (Onna junrei), from the series The Fifty-three Stations [of the Tôkaidô Road] by Two Brushes (Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi)

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No. 28 in the series. MFA impressions: 00.1835 (later edition with green background, creped), 11.36763.31 Landscapes by Hiroshige, figures by Kunisada I (Toyokuni III). The subtitles of the landscapes, if present, appear on the individual prints; the subtitles referring to the figures are...

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Signed

Hiroshige ga (above); Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (below) 広重画、豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 12 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take 改印: 改、寅十二 彫師: 彫竹

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Watanabe, Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi (2011), #28; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #34.28

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped

Accession Number

00.1835

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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