No. 12, Eight Provinces of the San'indô Circuit (San'indô hachi-ga-kuni): Tanba, Tango, Tajima, and Inaba, from the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

国尽張交図会 「国尽 十二 山陰道八ヶ国 丹波 丹後 但馬 因幡」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-12; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 99; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.12

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.7 x 24.7 cm (14 1/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.24

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8759 (Inaba), 21.8760 (Tanba), RES.54.24 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on title)
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、子十二
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24