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Hitachi Province: The Great Kashima Shrine, from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Hitachi Province: The Great Kashima Shrine, from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces, 1853, 8th month, ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print), The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.537

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Title

Hitachi Province: The Great Kashima Shrine, from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces

Related Titles

series (alternate): Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces, Illustrated

series (original language): 六十余州名所図会

series (translated): Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces

series (transliterated): Rokujûyoshû meisho zue

Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)

Related People

carver: Yokokawa Takejirô (Woodblock print carver in Edo (present-day Tokyo), active mid-19th century)

publisher: Koshimuraya Heisuke (Publisher in Edo (present-day Tokyo), active c. 1843-1865.)

Date

1853, 8th month

Medium

ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 14 3/16 in x 9 3/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

title: 常陸 鹿島 大神宮, printed in black ink, inside a vertical rectangular cartouche on yellow ground, upper right, within the block

censor's mark: 村田, printed in black ink within circular border, upper right margin, rightmost of 3 seals

censor's mark: 衣笠, printed in black ink within circular border, upper right margin, leftmost of 3 seals

censor's seal: 丑八, printed in black ink within an oval cartouche, right upper margin, middle of 3 seals

series title: 六十余州名所図会, printed in black ink, in a vertical rectangle on red ground, upper right, within the block

carver's seal: 彫竹, printed in black ink within a vertical rectangular cartouche, on red ground, lower left, within the block

signature: 廣重筆, printed in black ink within a vertical rectangular cartouche, on red ground, lower left, within the block

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.537

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

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