Nissaka, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次 日阪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.26

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.3 x 21.7 cm (6 7/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9134

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 26 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.829.26, *11.39946 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.45695 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9134

Inscription

あたらしく今朝にこにことわらび餅をかしな春の立場なるらん 倭園琴桜

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

November 1912, 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