Mitsuke: Ferry on the Tenryû River (Mitsuke, Tenryûgawa funewatashi), from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 見附 天龍川舟渡し」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ezakiya Tatsuzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.29

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 19.2 x 30.4 cm (7 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9338

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: 06.1818 (pub., no cens.), 11.40010 (no pub., cens.), 21.9338 (both pub. and cens.), 34.284 (pub., no cens.)

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, 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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection