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」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252 ôban #23.09; Tanba 1965, #475 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18 x 12 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8718

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection