No. 15, Yoshiwara: Floating Islands in Fuji Marsh (Yoshiwara, Fuji no numa ukishima ga hara), from the series Famous Sights of the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue), also known as the Vertical Tôkaidô

「五十三次名所図会 十五 吉原 不二の沼浮島が原」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #24.15

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24.1 cm (14 3/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5262

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16779, 11.30265, 11.45400 (creped), 21.5262, RES.52.87 (Meiji reprint from Edo blocks)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯七
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection