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Kuwana: Tomita Post Station (Kuwana, Tomita tateba 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. 43 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.829.43, 11.39919, 11.45710, 21.9151, RES.53.175

Inscription

乗り合いのちいが雀のはなしにはやき蛤も舌をかくせり 楳の門鬼丸

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 #24.43

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17 x 22.7 cm (6 11/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.829.43

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints