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Kuroto Bay in Kazusa Province (Kazusa Kuroto no ura), from the series Views of Famous Places in the Provinces (Shokoku meisho zue)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Horse 2

Provenance

February 1916, 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, 1858 (Ansei 5), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #48 (this design not listed); other prints in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1989), pls. 112-4

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.7 x 29.5 cm (8 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10122

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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