Awa Province: Naruto Whirlpools (Awa, Naruto no fûha), 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 阿波 鳴門の風波」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.03

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32.3 x 24 cm (12 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9539

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 55 (Nankaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.54, 11.16989, 11.26257, *11.36931 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9539

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯九
彫師:なし

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection