Drawing for: No. 54, Ôtsu: the Famous Local Product, Ôtsu-e Paintings (Meibutsu Ôtsu-e), from the series Fifty-three Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan zue)

「東海道五十三図絵 大津 名ぶつ大津ゑ」 (下絵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1849–53 (Kaei 2–6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #136 (this drawing); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #42.54

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.4 cm (14 5/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

53.500

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, with slight color

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich