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Shôno: The Kumano Shrine and the Shiratori Grave Mound (Kumano no yashiro, Shiratori-zuka); Women Travellers (Onna tabibito), from the series The Fifty-three Stations [of the Tôkaidô Road] by Two Brushes (Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi)

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No. 46 in the series. MFA impressions: 11.36763.49, RES.49.90 Landscapes by Hiroshige, figures by Kunisada I (Toyokuni III). The subtitles of the landscapes, if present, appear on the individual prints; the subtitles referring to the figures are found only on the title page for the series,...

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Hiroshige hitsu (above); Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (below) 広重筆、豊国画(年玉枠)


Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 8 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take Artist's seal: Hiro


1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

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Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, 1855 (Ansei 2), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Watanabe, Sôhitsu gojûsan tsugi (2011), #46; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #34.46


Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.5 cm (14 1/3 x 9 2/3 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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