Arai: View of the Mile-and-a-Half Sea Ferry (Arai, kaijô ichi-ri-han funawatashi no zu), from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 荒井 海上一理壱り半舟渡之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.32

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 22 x 34.2 cm (8 11/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9342

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: 06.1418, 06.1821, 11.39976, 21.9341, 21.9342

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Gookin collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection