Fuchû: Second Street in the Licensed Pleasure Quarter (Fuchû, Nichô-machi kuruwa no zu), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次 府中 二丁町廓之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.20

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.6 × 22.3 cm (6 9/16 × 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.163

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 20 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.829.20, *11.39942 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.45689 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9128, RES.53.163

Inscription

たび人もたびをするがの二丁まちおもひはふじの雪とつむらじ コウ月楼演子

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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