Fukuroi: Old Story, the Old Story of Cherry Blossom Pond (Fukuroi, Koji, Sakura-ga-ike no koji), cut from sheet 8 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

東海道五十三次図会 八 「桜ヶ池之故事 袋井 故事」 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-9 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 21.5 x 12 cm (8 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8683

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of three pictures showing Nissaka (TL), Kakegawa (TR), and Fukuroi (B) stations.

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 2
改印:改、辰二

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection