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Okazaki: The Story of Jôruri, Daughter of the Chôja (Chôja ga hime Jôruri jûnidan no monogatari), cut from sheet 11 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

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From a sheet of four pictures showing Goyu (TR), Akasaka (TL), Fujikawa (BR), and Okazaki (BL) stations. MFA impressions: 21.8685 (Goyu), 21.8686 (Akasaka), 21.8719 (Okazaki)

Signed

Hiroshige

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

November 1912, 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, 1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-11 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 19.3 x 13 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8719

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints