Okabe: The Pass at Mount Utsu (Utsu no yamagoe), cut from sheet 6 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

東海道五十三次図会 六 「岡部 宇津之山越」 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-6 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 20.8 x 8.5 cm (8 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8710

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of four pictures showing Ejiri (R), Fuchû (TC), Mariko (BL), and Okabe (TL) stations.

MFA impressions: 06.822 (Fuchû), 21.8680 (Fuchû), 21.8681 (Mariko), 21.8708 (Ejiri), 21.8710 (Okabe)

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiro

Provenance

November 1912, 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