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No. 39 - Chiryû: Early Summer Horse Fair (Shuka uma ichi), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

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Station no. 40 in the usual order. Since Shimada (no. 24) and Kanaya (no. 25) are combined in one design in this series, all numbers from 25 on are one less than the usual number for that station. MFA impressions: 06.1451, 11.26177, 2009.5010.38

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1850–51 (Kaei 3–4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #23.39

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban

Accession Number

2009.5010.38

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints