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Takanawa (TR); Iris at Horikiri Village (Horikiri no sato, hana shobu); Nakazu (Mt. Fuji above marsh grass in fan shape), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

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Hiroshige ga 広重画


Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, 1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 120 (uncut sheet, full color; blue version not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, vertical ôban #08.10; Matsuki 1939, #582 (uncut sheet)


Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.6 x 24.6 cm (14 x 9 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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