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The Spiral Hall at the Temple of the Five Hundred Arhats (Gohyaku rakan Sazai-dô), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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MFA impressions: 06.940, 11.2206, 11.17245, 11.39271, 20.74, 21.9869, 21.9870 Title, censor's seal, and pubilsher's mark in right margin, cut off and mounted separately.


Hiroshige ga 広重画


August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.08; Matsuki 1939, #25


Horizontal ôban; 22.6 x 34.4 cm (8 7/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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