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Miya, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

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Station 42, from a later edition without poems. Still later, a single-width design by Yanagawa Shigenobu was substituted for this one; see 21.10288 . For an almost-complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.683 .

Signed

Gakyôjin Hokusai ga

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane (lot 142); 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, about 1804 (Bunka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3.47

Dimensions

Double-width horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 12.7 x 35.6 cm (5 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

21.10283

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints