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Nihon Embankment at Emonzaka in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi Emonzaka), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 931; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, aiban #4.2

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 31.9 x 22.7 cm (12 9/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.89

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints