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Garden Shop at Somei (Somei no uekiya), from an untitled series of famous places in Edo

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MFA prints in the series: 06.576, 06.578, 21.4488-21.4495

Signed

False signature: Harunobu ga

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1780s–90s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Mem. Mus., Edo engei hana zukushi (2009), #33; Nagata et al, The New York and New Jersey Ukiyo-e Collection (exh. cat., 1997), #s 44-8, cat. entry by Yôsuke Katô, p. 211 (this design mentioned but not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical koban (half aiban); 22 x 15.8 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4488

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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