No. 8 - Hiratsuka, from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Reisho Tôkaidô

「東海道 八 五十三次 平塚」

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 #53.08

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.9 x 36 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.605

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5104, 49.605

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
Collector's seal: Maroni
改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich