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New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Ôji (Ôji Shôzoku enoki Ômisoka no kitsunebi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 118 (winter section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 06.1259, 11.2212, 11.36876.75, 11.45639, 21.9516, 21.9517, 46.1403 Meiji reproduction: RES.52.90

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

July 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, 1857 (Ansei 4), 9th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.22, pls. 162-164; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #118; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.25

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.8 x 24.1 cm (13 11/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9516

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints