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Goyu: The Honno Plain with a Panoramic View of Mount Fuji (Honno-ga-hara, Fuji chôbô); Actors Matsumoto Kôshirô V as Yamamoto (=Yokozô) and Bandô Mitsugorô III as Naoe (=Jihizô), from the series The Fifty-three Stations [of the Tôkaidô Road] by Two Brushe

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No. 36 in the series. MFA impressions: 00.1838 (later edition with green background, creped), 11.36763.39 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, Hare 4 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take 改印: 改、卯四 彫師: 彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 5, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1855 (Ansei 2), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Watanabe, Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi (2011), #36; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #34.36

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped

Accession Number

00.1838

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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