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Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu no ike) [right] and the Sumida River (Sumidagawa) [left], from the series Famous Views of the Eastern Capital in a Fashionable New Form (Fûryû shinkei Tôto meisho)

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Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

June 3, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London (lot #295); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840 (Tenpô 11)

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #114 (right half only); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #06.03 (right) and #06.05 (left); Matsuki 1939, #617 (left)

Dimensions

Two chûtanzaku prints on uncut vertical ôban sheet; 36.1 x 25.4 cm (14 3/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.7863

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints