Chiryû, from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô

「東海道 池鯉鮒」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #40 (92); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-92

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.93

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17048, 11.17049, 11.44780, 11.44986, 11.45073, 2009.5009.93

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa

改印:亥四改
彫師:松島彫政

Credit Line

Source unidentified