Fujikawa: Inns and Shops on the Mountainside (Fujikawa, sanchû shuku shôke), 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 藤川 山中宿商家」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.38

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.8 x 33.4 cm (8 9/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9351

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 38 in the series.

MFA impressions:
No censor’s seal, publisher’s mark in black: 06.1827
With censor’s seal, no publisher’s mark: 11.40020, 21.9351

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 481); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection