Chiryû, from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 池鯉鮒」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.40

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 22.6 x 34.6 cm (8 7/8 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1829

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 40 in the series.

MFA impressions:
No censor’s seal, publisher’s mark in black: 06.1829
With censor’s seal, no publisher’s mark: 06.1417, 11.40026, 21.9354

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection