No. 39, Okazaki: Yahagi Bridge on the Yahagi River (Okazaki, Yahagigawa Yahagi no hashi), 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 三十九 岡崎 矢はぎ川矢はぎの橋」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #24.39

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 24.5 cm (14 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5280

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16784, 11.30289, 21.5280

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

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 189); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection