Tango Province: Ama no hashidate (Tango, Ama no hashidate), 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 丹後 天の橋立」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.40

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.4 cm (14 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.181

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 38 (San’indô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.38, 11.17001, 11.26246, *11.36887 (deaccessioned in 2012), 49.618, RES.53.181

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Sôji
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:ホリ宗二

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