Kai Province: Monkey Bridge (Kai, Saruhashi), 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 甲斐 さるはし」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 8th 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 #64.23

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34 x 22.6 cm (13 3/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9523

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 13 (Tôkaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.13, 11.16816, 11.26224, *11.36897 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9523

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: (Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 8)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、丑八
彫師:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin (#448); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection