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)
Publisher Ezakiya Tatsuzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.6 x 33.3 cm (8 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.284

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

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

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