The Abe River (Abekawa), from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi

「東海道名所之内 阿べ川」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Enshûya Hikobei (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #20A (62); Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #18-65

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.63

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16619, 11.16628, 11.44805, 11.44987, 2009.5009.63

Signed

Yoshitora ga

芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 5 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ôta Tashichi

改印:亥五改
彫師:彫太田多七

Credit Line

Source unidentified