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Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Nihonzutsumi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 100 (winter section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.16740, 21.9502, RES.52.91

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, 1857 (Ansei 4), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.114, pls. 359, 360; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #100; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.113

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.3 cm (14 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9502

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints