Arai: Ferryboat (Arai, watashibune no zu), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô
「東海道五十三次之内 荒井 渡舟ノ図」
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.32
Horizontal ôban; 22.4 x 35 cm (8 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 32 in the series.
MFA impressions: 06.1391, 11.1973, *11.17425 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.17426, 11.23095, 11.26124, 11.38882, 11.38883, 11.38884, 21.5052, 21.5053, 21.5054, 2009.2411.32
Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection