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Akasaka, cut from sheet 9 of the series Cutouts for the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi harimaze), also called Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of four pictures showing Futakawa, Yoshida, Goyu, and Akasaka stations. MFA impressions: 21.8716 (Goyu), 21.8717 and 21.8718 (both Akasaka)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252 ôban #23.09; Tanba 1965, #475 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18 x 12 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8718

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints