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The Messenger of Bishamon on the Third Day of the New Year, an Old Custom at Mount Atago in Shiba (Shiba Atagoyama kitsurei shôgatsu mikka Bishamon no tsukai), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 11

Provenance

May 1917, 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, 1853 (Kaei 6), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.20

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 36.6 cm (9 13/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9983

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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