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Hiratsuka: Ferryboats on the Ba'nyû River (Hiratsuka, Ba'nyû-gawa watashibune), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

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No. 8 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.829.8, 06.1456, 11.2047, 11.39927, 11.39935, 21.9116, RES.53.158

Inscription

大磯へいそぐえき路のすヾのねにいさむ馬入の渡し船かな 芦原満邦

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.08

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.6 x 21.8 cm (6 1/2 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.158

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints