User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Chiryû: Early Summer Horse Fair (Chiryû, shuka uma ichi), first (?) state, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

Start collecting

No. 40 in the series, first (?) state (without background mountain). MFA impressions: Without background mountain: 06.1498, 11.2228, 11.17405, 11.17406, 11.30166, 21.5065, 52.1431, 2009.2411.40 With background mountain: 11.26130, 21.5066

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.40

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 37.2 cm (9 5/8 x 14 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

52.1431

Medium or Technique

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

Not on View
Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints