No. 24 - Shimada and Kanaya, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道 廿四 五十三次之内 島田 金谷」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1850–51 (Kaei 3–4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #23.24

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 18.5 x 25.8 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1707

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Since Shimada (no. 24) and Kanaya (no. 25) are combined in one design in this series, all numbers from 25 on are one less than the usual number for that station.

MFA impressions: 06.1435, 06.1707, 11.26191, 2009.5010.23, RES.49.176

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Kinugasa
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、衣笠
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection