Suruga Province: Miho Pine Grove (Suruga, Miho no matsubara), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 駿河 三保のまつ原」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.37

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 24 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9522

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 12 (Tôkaidô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.12, 11.16863, 11.26225, *11.36883 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9522

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 7
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:米良、渡辺、丑七
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

May 1915, 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