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No. 37, Akasaka: On the Nawate Road, Yajirôbei Takes Kitahachi for a Fox and Beats Him (Akasaka, Nawatemichi ni te Yajirôbei Kitahachi o kitsune to omohite chôchaku suru), from Famous Sights of the 53 Stations (Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue) (Vertical Tôkaidô)

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MFA impressions: 11.16781, 11.30287, 21.5278

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 7 No blockcutter's mark

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, 1855 (Ansei 2), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #24.37

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 23.1 cm (14 7/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5278

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints