Goyu, first version, from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 御油」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ezakiya Tatsuzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.36

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 20.1 x 32.9 cm (7 15/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9347

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 36 in the series, first version.

MFA impressions:
First version: 06.1825, 21.9347
Second version: 11.40018, 21.9348

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 479); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection