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Izanami and Izanagi on the Floating Bridge of Heaven (Ame no Ukihashi), No. 1 from the series Illustrated History of Japan (Honchô nenreki zue)

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MFA impressions: 49.625 (lower part only), 2009.5007.1 (intact sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1849–50 (Kaei 2–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #86; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #81.1; other prints in the series: Tanba 1965, #s 443-4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban

Accession Number

2009.5007.1

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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