Tôtômi Province: Wading Forty-eight Rapids on the Akiba Road (Akiba kaidô shijûhachi segoe), cut from sheet 4 of the series [Cutout Pictures of] the Provinces (Kunizukushi [harimaze])

国尽張交図会 四 「遠近江 秋葉海道四十八瀬越」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-4; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.04; Uchida 1930, #305

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 12.6 x 22 cm (4 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8754

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 three pictures showing Owari, Mikawa, and Tôtômi provinces.

From the same sheet: 21.8752 (Mikawa), 21.8754 (Tôtômi)
For a copy of this design by Hasegawa Sadanobu, see 21.8753.

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiroshige hitsu

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection