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The Temple of the Five Hundred Arhats in Honjo (Honjo Gohyaku Rakan), from an untitled series of famous places in Edo

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MFA prints in the series: 06.576, 06.578, 21.4488-21.4495


False signature: Harunobu ga


Spring 1913, 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Nagata et al, The New York and New Jersey Ukiyo-e Collection (exh. cat., 1997), #s 44-8, cat. entry by Yôsuke Katô, p. 211 (this design mentioned but not illustrated)


Vertical koban (half aiban); 22.6 x 15.8 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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