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Narumi: Arimatsu Dyeing (Arimatsu shibori), cut from sheet 9 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of five pictures showing Akasaka, Fujikawa, Okazaki, Chiryû, and Narumi stations. MFA impressions: 11.17210 (uncut sheet), 21.8739 (Okazaki), 21.8740 (Narumi)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 118 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.09

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 36.5 x 7.3 cm (14 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8740

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints