Totsuka: Scenery, Fuji from the Uphill Road (Totsuka, fûkei, sakamichi Fuji), cut from sheet 2 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

東海道張交図絵 二 「戸塚 風景 坂道不二」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 117 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.02

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17.3 x 10 cm (6 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8727

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 five pictures showing Kanagawa, Hodogaya, Totsuka, Fujisawa, and Hiratsuka stations.
MFA impressions: 11.17212 (uncut sheet), 21.8726, 21.8727 (both Totsuka), 21.8728 (Hiratsuka)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

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