Okabe: Narihira, the Lonely Road at Mount Utsu in the Tales of Ise (Okabe, Narihira, Ise monogatari Utsu no yamaji), cut from sheet 5 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

東海道張交図絵 五 「岡部 業平 い勢もの語 宇津の山路」

Edo period
about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kuboso Memorial Art Museum, Izumi, Ise Monogatari (2007), #87; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.05


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 19.5 x 10.9 cm (7 11/16 x 4 5/16 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 five pictures showing Ejiri, Fuchû, Mariko, Okabe, and Fujieda stations.
MFA impressions: 11.17215 (uncut sheet), 21.8734 (Okabe), 21.8735 (Fujieda)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection