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NIght Rain at Akasaka Kiribatake (Akasaka Kiribatake uchû yûkei), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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This design was added to the series after the death of Hiroshige I in 1858, apparently as a substitute for his design of 1856 depicting Akasaka Kiribatake. MFA impressions: 11.26352, 21.10427


Nisei Hiroshige ga 二世広重画


Censor's seal: Goat 4 aratame No blockcutter's mark


November 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, 1859 (Ansei 6), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.3, pl. 125; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), p. 12, fig. 1; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.3.2


Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 23.1 cm (14 5/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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