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Woodblock Print, Shono, Rainstorm, in The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi-no Uchi), ca. 1834

This is a Woodblock Print. It was created by Ando Hiroshige and published by Hoeido firm. It is dated ca. 1834 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mary Rutherford Jay. It is credited Gift of Mary Rutherford Jay.

Its dimensions are

24 x 36.4 cm (9 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Seal, lower right: Hoyeido.

It is signed

廣重筆

It is inscribed

Inscribed on woodcut, lower center: Takenouchi han and Gojusan tsugi; inscribed in black ink, upper left, Japanese characters and stamp in red ink

Cite this object as

Woodblock Print, Shono, Rainstorm, in The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi-no Uchi), ca. 1834; Ando Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797 - 1858); Japan; woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi); 24 x 36.4 cm (9 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Mary Rutherford Jay; 1948-134-46

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