No. 43 - Kuwana: Ferryboat at Shichiri Crossing (Kuwana, Shichiri no watashibune), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Reisho Tôkaidô

「東海道 四十三 五十三次 桑名七里の渡舟」

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 #53.43

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 36.7 cm (9 3/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5142

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5142, 34.280

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

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from 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