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Minamoto Yoritomo's Dedication Ceremony for the Great Buddha (Minamoto Yoritomo Daibutsu kuyô no zu)

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Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (on right and left sheets), Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on center sheet); Tôdai-ji keidai no zu Hiroshige ga (Picture of the precincts of Tôdai-ji by Hiroshige, on each sheet) 朝櫻楼国芳画 一勇斎国芳画


Censor's seal: Mura

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jerome Downes

Japanese, Edo period, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "... Hiroshige and Kunisada," Andon 84 (2008), p. 41, fig. 12 (this impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #102; Genshoku Ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 4 (1981), #75


Vertical ôban triptych; overall: 37 x 73.1 cm (14 9/16 x 28 3/4 in.), (a): 36.5 x 25.8 cm (14 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.), (b): 37 x 24.5 cm (14 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.), (c): 36.3 x 23.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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