Akasaka: Red Maple Leaves on Mount Miyaji (Akasaka, Miyajiyama no momiji), cut from sheet 11 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

東海道五十三次図会 十二 「赤坂 宮路山紅葉」 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-12 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 15.3 x 6.8 cm (6 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8686

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 Goyu (TR), Akasaka (TL), Fujikawa (BR), and Okazaki (BL) stations.
MFA impressions: 21.8685 (Goyu), 21.8686 (Akasaka), 21.8719 (Okazaki)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection