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Returning Sails at Kanazawa: View of Nojima from Seto Bridge (Kanazawa kihan, Setobashi yori Nojima no zu), from the series Eight Views of Famous Places (Meisho hakkei), 1st edition

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MFA impressions: 53.449 (first edition), RES.54.112 (second edition) In the first edition the series title is written in standard script; in the second edition, it is in semi-cursive script, and there are some other changes in the blocks.

Signed

Toyokuni hitsu 豊国筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: Utagawa 改印: 極

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 36.4 cm (9 13/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.449

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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