Higo Province: Gokanoshô (Higa, Gokanoshô), 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 肥後 五かの庄」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.56

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.5 cm (14 3/16 x 9 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.184

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 64 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: *11.16802 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.26262, 21.9541, 21.9542, RES.53.184

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰三
彫師:なし

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse