Shimotsuke Province: the Old Story of the Deadly Rock of Nasu Moor (Shimotsuke, Nasu nohara sesshôseki no koji), cut from sheet 9 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

国尽張交図会 九 「下野 那須野原殺生石之故事」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.09

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 21.3 x 9 cm (8 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8757

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 Kôzuke, Shimotsuke, Mutsu, and Dewa provinces.

MFA impressions: 21.8757 (Shimotsuke), RES.54.22 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection