No. 40 - Chiryû, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Reisho Tôkaidô

「東海道 四十 五十三次 地鯉鮒」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #53.40

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 20.5 x 33.9 cm (8 1/16 x 13 1/3 in.)

Accession Number

06.1668

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1668, 21.5139

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection