Yui, Okitsu, and Kanbara, from the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

東海道五十三次図会 「由井 興津 蒲原」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-6 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 36.9 x 25.3 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.737

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A sheet of three pictures showing Fujiwara (BR), Yui (BL), and Okitsu (T) stations.

MFA impressions: 06.737 (uncut sheet), 21.8679 (Okitsu)

Signed

Hiroshige ga (on Yui)
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 2
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Hiro (on Yui)
改印:改、辰二
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection