Akasaka, cut from sheet 9 of the series Cutouts for the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi harimaze), also called Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)
五十三次張交 九 「赤坂」
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252 ôban #23.09; Tanba 1965, #475 (uncut sheet)
Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17 x 11.8 cm (6 11/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a sheet of four pictures showing Futakawa, Yoshida, Goyu, and Akasaka stations.
MFA impressions: 21.8716 (Goyu), 21.8717 and 21.8718 (both Akasaka)
(this picture unsigned)
June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection