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Old Picture of the Rashômon Gate (Rashômon no ko zu), from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô meisho tsuzuki

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MFA impressions: 11.16344, 11.44892, 11.44922, 2009.5009.137

Signed

Ôju Chikamaro 応需周麿

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 6 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 6th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #60A (137); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-152

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.137

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints