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Hara: The Old Bamboo Cutter; the Tale of the Bamboo Cutter (Taketori ôkina, Taketori monogatari, cut from sheet 4 of the series Cutouts for the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi harimaze), or Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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Signed

HIroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artost's seal: Hiro

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #23.04

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 33.8 x 9.6 cm (13 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8703

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints