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Night View of Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi yoru no kei), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 090 (fall section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.26348, 11.35840, 11.36876.60, 21.10436, 21.10437

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

February 1916, 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, 1856 (Ansei 3), 9th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.47, pls. 214, 215; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #90; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.46

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.6 cm (14 5/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10437

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints