Kanaya: The Far Bank of the Ôi River (Kanaya, Ôigawa engan), 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 金谷 大井川遠岸」

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 #55.25

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.2 x 37 cm (9 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5038

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 25 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.2174, 11.26118, 11.38895, 11.38896, 21.5038, 21.5039, 2009.2411.25
Deaccessioned in 2012: *11.17303, *11.17304, *11.17305, *11.41830

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard 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