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The Gods Play Music to Lure the Imperial Brilliance [= the Sun Goddess] (Shojin gaku o kanete Kôki o sasou), No. 2 from the series Illustrated History of Japan (Honchô nenreki zue)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Fuku No blockcutter's mark 改印: 村松、福

Credit Line

Source unidentified

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #81.2; other prints in the series: Tanba 1965, #s 443-4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban

Accession Number

2009.5007.2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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