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The Horse Market in the Fourth Month at Chiryu, no. 40 from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Tokaido)

The Horse Market in the Fourth Month at Chiryu, no. 40 from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Tokaido)

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Utagawa Hiroshige

The hill in the background of the top print was removed early in the printmaking process. Impressions with the hill are rarer and consequently more expensive.
Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
The Horse Market in the Fourth Month at Chiryu, no. 40 from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Tokaido)
Date
1833
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
227 x 348 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.826
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Japanese Masterworks: Woodblock Prints from the Chazen Museum of Art Collection: Chazen Museum of Art, 5/6/2016–8/14/2016
  • Development of the Print Edition, The: Chazen Museum of Art, 6/23/2012–10/28/2012
  • States and Copies: Variables in the History of Printmaking: Elvehjem Museum of Art, 1/25/1992–3/1/1992

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