Awaji Province: Goshiki Beach (Awaji, Goshiki hama), 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 淡路 五色浜」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.04

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.6 cm (14 3/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2914

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 54 (Nankaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.53, 11.17072, 11.26236, *11.36930 (deaccessioned in 2012), 52.2914

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 9
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Tomo
改印:改、卯九
彫師:彫友

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