Iki Province: Shisa (Iki, Shisa), 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 壱岐 志作」

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 #64.09

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24 cm (14 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9543

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 68 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16920, 11.26265, 21.9543, RES.53.186

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰三
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 11, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection