Kii Province: Waka-no-ura Bay (Kii, Waka-no-ura), 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 紀伊 和歌之浦」

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 #64.26

Dimensions

Vertical oban; 35.7 x 23.9 cm (14 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1415

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 53 (Nankaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.52, 11.17003, 11.26237, *11.36932 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9538, 52.1415

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯九
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden