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Saruwaka-machi Bustling at the Opening of the Theater Season (Saruwaka-machi shibai kaomise han'ei no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

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MFA impressions: 06.877, 06.1262, 21.10020 No publisher's mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-8; Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 742; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #16.7; Matsuki 1939, #222

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21 x 34.1 cm (8 1/4 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1262

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints