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The Sumida River in Musashi Province (Musashi Sumidagawa), from the series Beauties Compared with Scenic Spots of Our Country (Honchô fûkei bijin kurabe)

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Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga 香蝶楼国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, early 1830s (early Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pls. 197, 198

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.8 cm (14 5/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.479

Medium or Technique

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

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