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No. 9 - Ôiso, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Reisho Tôkaidô

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From an unfinished series (ten titles are listed in Ukiyo-e shûka) with titles in Reisho script, published by Hayashiya Shôgorô, not to be confused with the more famous "Reisho Tôkaidô" series published by Maruya Seijirô.

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, about 1851–52 (Kaei 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #54.09

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 36.4 cm (9 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5156

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints