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The Scene of the Streetwalker, in Kôshaku (Kôshaku yotaka ba), cut from one sheet of the series Mirror of Drama in Cutouts (Harimaze jôruri kagami)

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From a sheet with six designs, including a calligraphic title panel and five pictures. Also from the same sheet: 21.8794.

Signed

(Ichirûysai Hiroshige hitsu, on the title panel; this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1854 (Ansei 1), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #53.2; Tanba 1965, #478 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 14.8 x 9.1 cm (5 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8794

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints