Ôsumi Province: Sakura shima (Ôsumi, Sakura shima), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 大隈 さくらしま」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.20

Dimensions

Vertical oban; 35.5 x 24.1 cm (14 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1416

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 66 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.17053, *11.36827 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.36928, 52.1416

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:改、辰三
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden