Ejiri, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

東海道五十三次 「江尻」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Hokusai ten (1993), surimono #34 (first edition); Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3.20

Dimensions

Horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 13 x 17.8 cm (5 1/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

21.10285

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station 19, from a later edition without poems.
For an almost-complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.683 .
MFA impressions: 11.20375, 21.10285 (first edition, with kyôka poems), 21.10307

Signed

Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
画狂人北斎画

Provenance

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection