No. 49 - Sakanoshita, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Aritaya Tôkaidô

「東海道 四十九 五十三次之内 坂の下」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 233, horizontal yotsugiri #31.49

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 10.3 x 15.5 cm (4 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.271

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a set of 56 small designs, printed four to a sheet on 14 horizontal ôban sheets.

MFA impressions: 21.9214, 34.271

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark

改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter