Kanbara: Night Snow (Kanbara, yoru no yuki), first state, 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 蒲原 夜之雪」
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.16
Horizontal ôban; 23 x 35.5 cm (9 1/16 x 14 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 16 in the series, first state (sky dark at top, lines in knees of figure at right).
First state: 11.26110, *11.38911 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.5031
Second state: 06.1183, 11.17295, 11.25156, 11.30429, 21.5032, 42.566, 2009.2411.16
Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut offof this impression)
November 1912, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection