Arai, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次 荒井」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.32

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.6 x 22.5 cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.829.32

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 32 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.829.32, *11.39950 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.45701 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9140, RES.53.169

Inscription

見渡せば遠つあふみもなみだたで名にしあらゐの関も戸ざゝず 朝霞亭波音

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection