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Satsuma Province: Bô Bay, The Two-sword Rocks (Satsuma, Bô no ura, Sôkenseki), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

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No. 67 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.17079, 11.26264, RES.53.185

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.30

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.9 cm (14 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.185

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints