Kanagawa: View of the Embankment (Kanagawa, dai no kei), second version, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 神奈川 台之景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.04

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.7 x 35.2 cm (8 9/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1375

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 04 in the series, second version, with flatter roofs.

MFA impressions:
First version: 11.26100, 11.38935, 11.38936, 21.5001, 21.5096, 2009.2411.4; deaccessioned in 2012: *11.23082, *11.25070, *11.45561
Second version: 06.1375, 11.17281, 21.5002; deaccessioned in 2012: *11.17282, *11.38892

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection