Iyo Province: Saijô (Iyo, Saijô), 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 伊予 西条」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Hori Sôji (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.08

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.7 cm (14 3/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2915

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 57 (Nankaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.56, 11.16829, 11.26258, 53.2915

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 9
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Sôji

改印:改、卯九
彫師:ホリ宗二

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse