No. 48, Seki: Junction of the Side Road to the Shrine (Seki, Sangûdô oiwake), 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 四十八 関 参宮道追分」

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 #24.48

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.2 x 22.2 cm (13 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5289

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16872, 11.30298, 21.5289

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

May 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito (?); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection