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Ishibe: Megawa Village (Ishibe, Megawa no sato), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

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No. 52 in the series. MFA impressions: 11.26136, 11.30172, 11.30202, 11.38865, 21.5081, 21.5082, RES.53.151, 2009.2411.52

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

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 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.52

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.9 x 36 cm (9 13/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.151

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints