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No. 12, Eight Provinces of the San'indô Circuit (San'indô hachi-ga-kuni): Tanba, Tango, Tajima, and Inaba, from the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

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MFA impressions: 21.8759 (Inaba), 21.8760 (Tanba), RES.54.24 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on title) 広重筆

Marks

Censors' seals: Murata, Kinugasa, Rat 12

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.12; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 99

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.7 x 24.7 cm (14 1/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.24

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints