Mishima: Morning Mist (Mishima, asagiri), 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 三島 朝霧」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.12

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 36.1 cm (9 9/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.437

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 12 in the series. Key block only, hence no publisher’s mark.

MFA impressions: 06.1488, *11.17270 (creped; deaccessioned in 2012), 11.26107, 11.30191, 11.38919, 11.38920, 11.41821, *11.45568 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.5024, 53.437 (key block), 2009.2411.12

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund