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Mishima: Female Dandies, the Female Dandy Mishima no Osen (Mishima, Onna date, Onna date Mishima no Osen), cut from sheet 4 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 Mishima (TR), Numazu (TL), Yoshiwara (BR), and Hara (BL) stations. MFA impressions: 21.8676 (Mishima), 21.8677 (Hara), 21.8678 (Yoshiwara)


(this picture unsigned)

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 #90-5 (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; 20.9 x 9.8 cm (8 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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