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Mitsuke: Ferry on the Tenryû River (Mitsuke, Tenryûgawa funawatashi), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

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No. 29 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.829.29, 06.1437, 11.39949, 11.45698, 21.9137, RES.53.167

Inscription

むかしたり初てこゝにゆびさして見附の宿のふじのいたゞき 朝霞庵於喜金

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 #24.29

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban

Accession Number

RES.53.167

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints