Hida Province: Basket Ferry (Hida, Kagowatashi), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 飛騨 籠わたし」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.57

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32.3 x 24 cm (12 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9525

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 24 (Tôsandô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.24, 06.860, 11.17030, 11.17031, *11.36906 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.36907, 21.9525, RES.53.268

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: (Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 8)
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:衣笠、村田、丑八
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

January 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection