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Ando Hiroshige (aka Hiroshige), Japanese, (1797–1858)
Untitled, c. 1857
Ink on Paper
9 in. x 6 5/8 in. (22.86 cm x 16.83 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Edo (Japan, 1615-1868)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Stanley Johnson
Accession Number: 2000.1.73

Alternate Title: Edo Meisho
Full Title: Famous Places of Edo: Untitled

The series title appears in a red cartouche and the title cartouche is a half unrolled fan. There is a reference to this print in the owner's notes as #19 in a set of 48 prints of "Views of Edo", possibly titled Machi Chiyama.

Signed Hiroshige ga; publisher's seal (Sanoki); censer's seal (Kiwame). Series title is printed in a half closed fan cartouche.

Colored ink on paper; woodblock print; aiban.

Object Description
Ninteenth century Japanese color woodblock print depicting a rain shower with figures crossing a bridge and a shrine in the background. The title of the series is printed in a half closed fan cartouche.


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