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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

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 15 x 20.7 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9153

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints