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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, color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e, 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

alternate display title: Hitachi Province; Daijingû Shrine in Kashima, from Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces

catalog entry: Hitachi Kashima daijingû (Hitachi Province: The Great Kashima Shrine), from the series Rokujûyoshû meisho zue (Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces, Illustrated)

display title (original language): 六十余州名所図会 常陸 鹿島 大神宮

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

title (original language): 常陸 鹿島 大神宮

title (translated): Hitachi Province: The Great Kashima Shrine

title (transliterated): Hitachi Kashima daijingû

Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)

Related People

carver: Yokokawa Takejirô (Japanese, active mid-19th century)

publisher: Koshimuraya Heisuke (Japanese, active ca. 1843-1865)

Date

1853, 8th month

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 13 11/16 in x 9 1/16 in; sheet: 14 3/16 in x 9 3/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

title: Hitachi Kashima daijingû 常陸 鹿島 大神宮 (Hitachi Province: The Great Kashima Shrine), printed in black ink, inside a vertical rectangular cartouche on yellow ground, upper right, within the block Language: Japanese

censor's mark: Murata 村田 (Murata), printed in black ink within circular border, upper right margin, rightmost of 3 seals Language: Japanese Description: seal of the censor Murata Sahei

censor's mark: Kinugasa 衣笠 (Kinugasa), printed in black ink within circular border, upper right margin, leftmost of 3 seals Language: Japanese Description: seal of the censor Kinugasa Fusajirô

censor's seal: ushi hachi 丑八 (ox, 8th month), printed in black ink within an oval cartouche, right upper margin, middle of 3 seals Language: Japanese

series title: Rokujûyoshû meisho zue 六十余州名所図会 (Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces, Illustrated), printed in black ink, in a vertical rectangle on red ground, upper right, within the block Language: Japanese

carver's seal: Hori take 彫竹 (carver Take), printed in black ink within a vertical rectangular cartouche, on red ground, lower left, within the block Language: Japanese Description: mark of the carver Yokokawa Takejirô

signature: Hiroshige hitsu 廣重筆 (drawn by Hiroshige), printed in black ink within a vertical rectangular cartouche, on red ground, lower left, within the block Language: Japanese

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

woodcuts

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