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Scenery of the Tôkaidô Road, from Nihonbashi to Arai (Tôkaidô shôkei Nihonbashi yori Arai made)

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Right half of hexaptych. Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title "The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863" (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi). MFA impressions: 11.16235VR (11.16235-6, 11.16239-42; complete hexaptych), 11.37395a-c (left half only), 2009.5011.1a-c (right half...

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Signed

Gountei Sadahide ga (on each sheet) 五雲亭貞秀画

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.1a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints