No. 42 - Miya: Shichiri Crossing, Gate of the Atsuta Shrine, and Nezame Village (Miya, Shichiri no watashi, Atsuta no torii, Nezame no sato), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi), a.k.a. the Reisho Tôkaidô

「東海道 四十二 五十三次 宮 七里の渡し 熱田の居 寝覚の里」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #53.42

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 36.3 cm (9 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.609

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Bologna Museo Civico Archeologico, October 12, 2018 – March 3, 2019

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5141, 49.609

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich