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No. 21 - Maruko (=Mariko), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Aritaya Tôkaidô

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From a set of 56 small designs, printed four to a sheet on 14 horizontal ôban sheets. MFA impressions: 06.1588, 21.9186, 34.273

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 233, horizontal yotsugiri #31.21

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.7 x 17.3 cm (4 5/8 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.273

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints