Aki Province: Itsukushima, Depiction of a Festival (Aki, Itsukushima, Sairei no zu), 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 安芸 厳島 祭礼之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.01

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.7 cm (14 3/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.183

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 50 (Sanyôdô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.49, 11.17046, 11.26239, *11.36935 (deaccessioned in 2012), RES.53.183

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:なし

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse