Drawing for: No. 49, Sakanoshita: the Mountain where the Old Master Threw Away His Brush (Ko hôgen Fudesuteyama), and Sightseeing at Famous Spots (Meisho kenbutsu), from the series Fifty-three Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan zue)

「東海道五十三図絵 四十九 坂の下 古法限筆捨山 名所見物」 (下絵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1849–53 (Kaei 2–6)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #134 (this drawing); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #42.49

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.6 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.498

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, with slight color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich