Shimada: The Suruga Bank of the Ôi River (Shimada, Ôigawa Sungan), 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 嶋田 大井川峻岸」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.24

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 34.8 cm (9 5/8 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5037

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 24 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.889, 11.1887, 11.26117, 11.38897, 11.38898, 11.38899, 11.38900, 21.5036, 21.5037, 2009.2411.24
Deaccessioned in 2012: *11.17306 (creped), *11.17307, *11.17308, *11.23092

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection