Hiratsuka: Ferryboats on the Ba'nyû River (Hiratsuka, Ba'nyû-gawa watashibune), 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 平塚 馬入川渡舟」

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 #24.08

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.5 x 22.5 cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.829.8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 8 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.829.8, 06.1456, 11.2047, *11.39927 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.39935 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9116, RES.53.158

Inscription

大磯へいそぐえき路のすヾのねにいさむ馬入の渡し船かな 芦原満邦

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection