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The Hongô District

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This impression is the second edition, with the title Hongô only; the first edition is entitled Comic Poetry Match (Kyôku awase), with poetry.

Signed

Ôju Hiroshige ga 応需 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #34; Matsuki, Hiroshige Edo fûkei hangashû (1939), #265

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.5 x 35 cm (8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5341

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints