No. 21 - Maruko (=Mariko), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Aritaya Tôkaidô

「東海道 廿一 五十三次之内 丸子(=鞠子)」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 233, horizontal yotsugiri #31.21

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.7 x 17.3 cm (4 5/8 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.273

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a set of 56 small designs, printed four to a sheet on 14 horizontal ôban sheets.

MFA impressions: 06.1588, 21.9186, 34.273

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter