Sheet 1, Nihonbashi to Yui, from the series Famous Places of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô in Continuing Pictures (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi meisho tsuzuki-e)

東海道五十三次名所続画 一 日本橋から由井へ

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 231, jûnibangiri #6 (?); Uchida, p. 25

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

RES.49.6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 50.665, RES.49.6

Signed

(Hiroshige hitsu, in top margin with title, cut off of this impression)
(広重筆)

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: February 10, 1949)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift