Yokkaichi: Clam's Palace [Mirage] at Nako Bay (Nakonoura shinrô), cut from sheet 10 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

東海道張交図絵 十 「四日市 那古浦蜃楼」

Japanese
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 #46.10; Tanba 1965, #104 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 21 x 7 cm (8 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8742

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of five pictures showing Miya, Kuwana, Yokkaichi, Ishiyakushi, and Shôno stations.
MFA impressions: 11.17213 (uncut sheet, Ibaya edition), 21.8741 (Kuwana), 21.8742 (Yokkaichi), RES.49.12 (uncut sheet, reprint edition with no publisher’s mark)

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Artist's seal: nine petals

Provenance

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