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Ishiyakushi: The Station House (Ishiyakushi, toiyaba no zu), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

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No. 45 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.829.45, 11.1944, 11.39961, 11.45712, 21.9153

Inscription

石薬師瓦と黄金まく人は瑠璃の玉とも光る旅宿 友垣真連

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.45

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.6 x 22.6 cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.829.45

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints