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Woman Carrying Iron Kettles on Her Head

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Inscription

Poem: Otto no kazu/ kasanete...

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 239, sanchôgake #10; Tanba 1965, #140

Dimensions

Sanchôgake; 25.3 x 12.5 cm (9 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7853

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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