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Kanbara: Night Snow (Kanbara, yoru no yuki), second state, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

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No. 16 in the series, second state (sky dark at horizon, no lines in knees of figure at right). MFA impressions: First state: 11.26110, 11.38911, 21.5031 Second state: 06.1183, 11.17295, 11.25156, 11.30429, 21.5032, 42.566, 2009.2411.16

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.16

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.1 x 34.7 cm (8 11/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2411.16

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints