Aki Province: Miyajima, cut from Sheet 15 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

国尽張交図会 十五 「安芸 宮島」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-15; Uragami, Ukiyo-e Utagawa-ha san kyoshô ten (exh. cat., 1991), #95; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.15

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17.8 x 11.7 cm (7 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1543

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 Bingo, Nagato, Suo, and Aki provinces.

From the same sheet: 21.8763 (Bingo), 54.1543 (Aki)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper