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The Most Famous View in Tokyo: Brick [Buildings] along the Ginza (Tôkyô dai-ichi meisho Ginza-dôri rengaseki no zu)

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Ôju Hiroshige hitsu 応需広重筆

Provenance

Previous to 2000, purchased by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1874 (Meiji 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, ed., Reinventing Tokyo (2012), #10; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #19

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 73.1 cm (14 9/16 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.388a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints