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Goyu: Women Stopping Travellers (Goyu, tabibito tomeru onna), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

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No. 36 in the series. MFA impressions: 11.17277, 11.17278, 11.23097, 11.38876, 21.5059, 21.5060, 21.5061, 2009.2411.36

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 134); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.36

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.8 x 34.7 cm (8 9/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5061

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints