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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

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 452); 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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 36.7 cm (9 5/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9870

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints