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True View of Zôjô-ji Temple in Shiba, from the harimaze series Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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From a series of five sheets with three small designs each, for a total of fifteen views. On this sheet: 21.7096 (Asukayama), 21.8836 (Shiba Zôjô-ji), 21.8837 (Sumidagawa).

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

February 1916, 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 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, vertical ôban #49.2; Tanba 1965, #462 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #576 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18 x 17.2 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8836

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints