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Mariko: Yam Soup (Tororo-jiru), cut from sheet 6 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 Ejiri (R), Fuchû (TC), Mariko (BL), and Okabe (TL) stations. MFA impressions: 06.822 (Fuchû), 21.8680 (Fuchû), 21.8681 (Mariko), 21.8708 (Ejiri), 21.8710 (Okabe)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-7 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 13.8 x 19.2 cm (5 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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