Satsuma Province: Bô Bay, The Two-sword Rocks (Satsuma, Bô no ura, Sôkenseki), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 薩摩 坊ノ浦 双剣石」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.30

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.9 cm (14 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.185

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 67 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.17079, 11.26264, RES.53.185

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:改、辰三
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse