No. 8, Hiratsuka: Ferry on Banyû River and Distant View of Mount Ôyama (Hiratsuka, Banyûgawa funewatashi Ôyama enbô), 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 八 平塚 馬入川舟渡し、大山遠望」

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 #24.08

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1198

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1198, 11.16838, 11.30258, 21.5255

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

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock