Nagato Province: Shimonoseki (Nagato, Shimonoseki), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 長門 下の関」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.48

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 27 cm (15 1/4 x 10 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.28

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 52 (Sanyôdô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.51, 11.17032, *11.36936 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.36941, 21.8537, RES.49.28 (key block)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
廣重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰三
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: February 10, 1949)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift