Mountain River on the Kiso Road (Kisoji no yamakawa), from an untitled set of three triptychs

「木曽路之山川」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Okazawaya Taheiji (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #035

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.3 x 74.7 cm (14 5/16 x 29 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7380-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7380 (left), 21.7381 (center), 21.7382 (right)

MFA impressions: 06.983 (center sheet only), 21.7380-2 (complete triptych)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on right sheet only)
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳八
彫師:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection