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Sakanoshita, cut from sheet 14 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 Seki (TR), Sakanoshita (TL), Tsuchiyama (BR), and Minakuchi (BL) stations. MFA impressions: 11.1999 (Sakanoshita), 11.2288 (Tsuchiyama), 21.8695 (Sakanoshita), 21.8696 (Tsuchiyama)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-15 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually); Tanba 1965, #483 (uncut sheet)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 15.7 x 10 cm (6 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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