Higo Province: Gokanoshô (Higo, Gokanoshô), 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 肥後 五かの庄」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.56

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.6 x 23 cm (13 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9542

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 64 (Saikaido group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: *11.16802 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.26262, 21.9541, 21.9542, RES.53.184

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Dragon 3; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(改、辰三)
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 9, 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the F. May sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection