Edo period, 1615–1868
Japanese

New Year’s Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Ōji (Ōji Shōzoku enoki Ōmisoka no kitsunebi 王子装束ゑの木大晦日の狐火), from the series “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo” (Meisho Edo hyakkei 名所江戸百景), 1857 [Ansei 4], 9th month

Woodblock print (ōban tate-e format); ink, mica, and color on paper
block: 33.3 x 21.9 cm. (13 1/8 x 8 5/8 in.) sheet: 35.8 x 24 cm. (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.) mat: 48.9 x 36.2 cm. (19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Straka
x1983-41