Bitchû Province: Gôkei (Bitchû, Gôkei), 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 備中 豪渓」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th 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 #64.52

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2926

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 48 (Sanyôdô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.47, 11.17002, 11.26240, 53.2926

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