Seki: Early Departure of a Daimyô (Seki, honjin hayadachi), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 関 本陣早立」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.48

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 36.5 cm (9 3/4 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5077

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 48 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.1878, 11.17410, *11.17411 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.23103, 11.30423, 11.38870, 11.38871, 21.5077, 2009.2411.48

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection