Kanagawa: View of the Embankment (Kanagawa, dai no kei), first version, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 神奈川 台之景」

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 #55.04

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 38.7 cm (10 1/16 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5096

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 04 in the series, first version.

MFA impressions:
First version: 11.26100, 11.38935, 11.38936, 21.5001, 21.5096, 2009.2411.4; deaccessioned in 2012: *11.23082, *11.25070, *11.45561
Second version: 06.1375, 11.17281, 21.5002; deaccessioned in 2012: *11.17282, *11.38892

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection