Totsuka: Motomachi Fork (Totsuka, Motomachi betsudô), first version, 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 戸塚 元町別道」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 35.7 cm (9 3/4 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5006

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 06 in the series, first version; co-published by Hôeidô and Senkakudô.
MFA impressions:
First version, with man dismounting from horse: 06.1339, 11.2166, 11.23084, 11.38931, 11.38932, 11.41824, 21.5006, 2009.2411.6
Second version, with man mounting horse: 11.21128, 21.5007, 21.5008

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
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