Fragment of: Chikuzen Province: Hakozaki, the Road through the Sea (Chikuzen, Hakozaki, kaichû no michi), 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 筑前 筥崎 海中の道 (断簡)

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 #64.42 (fragment)

Dimensions

Fragment cut from vertical ôban sheet; 25.6 x 3.7 cm (10 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8814

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 59 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.58, 11.17005, *11.36921 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.36942, 21.8814 (fragment), 53.2917

Signed

(this fragment unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection