No. 9: Kôzuke, Shimotsuke, Mutsu, and Dewa, from the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

国尽張交図会 「国尽 九 上野 下野 陸奥 出羽」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.09

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.7 x 24.8 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.22

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8757 (Shimotsuke), RES.54.22 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ryûsai
Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
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