Mitsuke: Ferry on the Tenryû River (Mitsuke, Tenryûgawa funawatashi), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次 見附 天竜川船渡し」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.29

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 20.6 x 15.5 cm (8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1437

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 29 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.829.29, 06.1437, *11.39949 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.45698 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9137, RES.53.167

Inscription

むかしたり初てこゝにゆびさして見附の宿のふじのいたゞき 朝霞庵於喜金

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower left margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection