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Thriving Business in Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi hanjô no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

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MFA impressions: 11.2300, 21.10045, 21.10046, 54.412

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

May 1917, 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, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #14.06; Matsuki 1939, #184

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.1 x 36.6 cm (9 7/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10046

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints