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Shirabyôshi Dancer in a Boat (Asazumabune), cut from an untitled harimaze sheet

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From a sheet with four designs, including one calligraphy and three pictures. An impression of the uncut sheet is in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, accession no. 81.133.119 (illustrated on website).

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #79.2; Tanba 1965, #467 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban (or aiban?) sheet; 20.5 x 11.7 cm (8 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8809

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints