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Star Lanterns at Hyakuninmachi in Aoyama in the Eastern Capital (Tôto Aoyama Hyakuninmachi hoshi tôrô), from the series One Hundred Famous Views in the Various Provinces (Shokoku meisho hyakkei)

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Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein

Japanese, Edo period, 1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Strange 1925, p. 192 (not listed?)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5126

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints