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Nihonbashi, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

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Station 1, from a later edition without poems. Still later, a single-width design by Yanagawa Shigenobu was substituted for this one. For an almost-complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.683 .


Gakyôjin Hokusai ga


Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1804 (Bunka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 226, horizontal koban #3.01


Double-width horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 14.8 x 36.8 cm (5 13/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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