Mishima: Female Dandies, the Female Dandy Mishima no Osen (Mishima, Onna date, Onna date Mishima no Osen), cut from sheet 4 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 四 「三島 女達 女達みしまのおせん」 (張交)

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 #90-5 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 20.9 x 9.8 cm (8 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



From a sheet of four pictures showing Mishima (TR), Numazu (TL), Yoshiwara (BR), and Hara (BL) stations.

MFA impressions: 21.8676 (Mishima), 21.8677 (Hara), 21.8678 (Yoshiwara)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection