Kanbara, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

東海道五十三次 「蒲原」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3.17

Dimensions

Horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 12.8 x 18.1 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.300

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station 16, from a later edition without poems.
For an almost-complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.683 .
MFA impressions of this design: 11.20397, 21.10304, 34.300

Signed

Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
画狂人北斎画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter