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Hizen Province: Courtesan of Maruyama in Nagasaki (Hizen, Nagasaki, Maruyuma, yûkun), cut from sheet 17 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

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MFA impressions: 21.8766, 21.8767 From the same sheet: 21.8766 and 21.8767 (Hizen, duplicates), 21.8768 (Buzen)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, 1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.17; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 102 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 21.3 x 10 cm (8 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8767

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints