Fujieda, cut from sheet 7 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

東海道五十三次図会 七 「藤枝」 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-8 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually); Tanba 1965, #502 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 34 x 7.4 cm (13 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8682

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of three pictures showing Fujieda (R), Shimada (BL), and Kanaya (TL) stations.

MFA impressions: 21.8682 (Fujieda), RES.49.15 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige gihitsu
広重戯筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiro

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection