Ishibe: Megawa Village (Ishibe, Megawa no sato), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 石部 目川ノ里」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.52

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 36.5 cm (9 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5082

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 52 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.26136, 11.30172, 11.30202, 11.38865, 21.5081, 21.5082, RES.53.151, 2009.2411.52

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection