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Shirasuka: The Old Story of Onnaya (Onnaya no koji), cut from sheet 8 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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Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, 1852 (Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #23.08

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 12.6 x 11.3 cm (4 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8715

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints