No. 8, Eight Provinces of the Tôsandô Circuit (Tôsandô hachi-ga-kuni): Ômi, Mino, Hida, and Shinano, from the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

国尽張交図会 「国尽 八 東山道八ヶ国 近江 美濃 飛騨 信濃」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Motegi et al, Musical Instruments (Ôta Memorial Museum, 2005), #73; Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-8; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 101; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.08

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.7 x 24.7 cm (14 1/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8756 (Mino), RES.54.21 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (center panel)
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、子十二
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24