Sakanoshita: Famous Places, Throw-away-the-brush Mountain and the River of Eighty Rapids (Sakanoshita, meisho, Fudesuteyama, Yasose-gawa), cut from sheet 11 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

東海道張交図絵 十一 「坂の下 名所 筆捨山 八十瀬川」

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.11


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 34.5 x 5.3 cm (13 9/16 x 2 1/16 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 Kameyama, Seki, Sakanoshita, Tsuchiyama, and Minakuchi stations.
MFA impressions: 11.17214 (uncut sheet, Ibaya edition), 21.8743, 21.8744 (both Kameyama), 21.8745 (Sakanoshita), RES.49.13 (uncut sheet, reprint edition with no publisher’s mark)


(this picture unsigned)


Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection