Miya, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

東海道五十三次 「宮」

Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Yanagawa Shigenobu I (Japanese, 1787–1832), In the manner of Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3 (Hokusai list; mentions the 8 prints designed by Shigenobu as substitutes for the original double-wide designs by Hokusai)


Horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 12.5 x 17.4 cm (4 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



Station 42. A later substitute for the original double-width design by Hokusai (see 21.10283). MFA impressions of this design: 11.21007, 21.10288 .
For the complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.682 .


Yanagawa ga

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection