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Chiryû, Narumi, Miya, and Kuwana, from the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

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Sheet of four pictures showing Chiryû (TL), Narumi (TR), Miya (BR), and Kuwana (BL) stations. MFA impressions: 21.8687 (Chiryû), 21.8688 (Narumi), 21.8689 (Narumi), 21.8690 (Miya), 21.8691 (Miya), 21.8692 (Kuwana), 21.8693 (Kuwana), RES.49.95 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige

Marks

Artist's seal: Hiro Censor's seals: Aratame, Dragon 2

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-13 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.95

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints