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Okabe: Narihira, the Lonely Road at Mount Utsu in the Tales of Ise (Okabe, Narihira, Ise monogatari Utsu no yamaji), cut from sheet 5 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of five pictures showing Ejiri, Fuchû, Mariko, Okabe, and Fujieda stations. MFA impressions: 11.17215 (uncut sheet), 21.8734 (Okabe), 21.8735 (Fujieda)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kuboso Memorial Art Museum, Izumi, Ise Monogatari (2007), #87; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.05


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 19.5 x 10.9 cm (7 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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