No. 35, Narai Station: Shop for the Famous Local Product, Oroku Combs (Narai shuku, meisanten no zu), from the series The [Sixty-nine Stations of the] Kisokaidô Road

「岐阻街道 奈良井宿 名産店之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Museum, Dai Ukiyo-e ten (2014), #233; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #33.35

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.1 x 35.7 cm (9 1/2 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4815

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25639, 21.4815

The subtitle does not specify what the famous local product is, but the signboard on the shop in the picture reads “Famous Local Product: Oroku Combs (Meibutsu, Orokugushi).”

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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