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Shinagawa: Night Scene below Yatsuyama (Yatsuyama shita yakei), cut from sheet 1 of the series Cutouts for the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi harimaze), also called Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of four designs, including the series title calligraphy and pictures for Nihonbashi, Shinagawa, and Kawasaki.


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #23.01; Tanba 1965, #476 (uncut sheet)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17.5 x 8.6 cm (6 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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