Odawara: The Sakawa River (Odawara, Sakawagawa), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 小田原 酒匂川」

Japanese
Meiji era?
After Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Reproduction of: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.10

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 35.8 cm (9 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5020

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 10 in the series, reproduction based on second and/or third state.

MFA impressions of the Odawara design:
First (?) state (two figures on near bank, Strange #10):
06.1495, 11.17260, 11.23085, 11.26104, 11.30190, 21.5012, 2009.2411.10
Second (?) state (five figures on near bank, rounded mountains, Strange #10b):
11.17302, 11.30189, 21.5022
Third (?) state (five figures on near bank, pointed mountains, Strange #10c):
06.1419, 11.17301, 21.5021
Fake based on second and/or third state (Strange #10a):
11.2139, 11.26105, 21.5020

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection