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Kanagawa: Old Story of the Urashima Temple (Kanagawa, Urashima-dera no koji), cut from sheet 2 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

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From a sheet of four pictures showing Kanagawa (BR), Hodogaya (BC), Totsuka (TR), and Fujisawa (L) stations.

Signed

Artist's seal: Ryûsai

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, 1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-3 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18.4 x 8.3 cm (7 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8673

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints