No. 28, Fukuroi: Famous Tôtômi Kites (Fukuroi, meibutsu Enshû tako), from the series Famous Sights of the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue), also known as the Vertical Tôkaidô

「五十三次名所図会 二十八 袋井 名物遠州たこ」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Object Place: Geo-cultural attribution not provided

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #24.28

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 22.5 cm (13 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.678

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.678, 11.25154, 11.30278, 21.5271

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯七
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection