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Fujieda, Shimada, and Kanaya, sheet 7 from the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

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Sheet of three pictures showing Fujieda (R), Shimada (BL), and Kanaya (TL) stations. MFA impressions: 21.8682 (Fujieda), RES.49.15 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige gihitsu (on Fujieda), Ryûsai hitsu (on Shimada)

Marks

Artist's seal: Hiroshige (in circle) 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 #90-8 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually); Tanba 1965, #502 (this sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 37 x 25 cm (14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.15

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints