Akasaka: Inn with Serving Maids (Akasaka, ryosha shôfu no zu), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô
「東海道五十三次之内 赤坂 旅舎招婦ノ図」
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.37
Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 34.8 cm (9 3/4 x 13 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 37 in the series.
MFA impressions: 06.1493, 11.17271, 11.26127, 11.41836, 21.5062, 2009.2411.37
Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
Formerly in the de Goncourt collection; November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 135); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection