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Higo Province: Gokanoshô (Higo, Gokanoshô), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

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No. 64 (Saikaido group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.16802, 11.26262, 21.9541, 21.9542, RES.53.184

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

March 12-13, 1917, Kenkichi Hirakawa sale, American Art Galleries, New York, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding; 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, 1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.56

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 24.5 cm (14 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9541

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints