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Miya, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

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Station 42. A later substitute for the original double-width design by Hokusai (see 21.10283). MFA impressions of this design: 11.21007, 21.10288 . For the complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.682 .

Signed

Yanagawa ga

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1804 (Bunka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3 (Hokusai list; mentions the 8 prints designed by Shigenobu as substitutes for the original double-wide designs by Hokusai)

Dimensions

Horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 12.5 x 17.4 cm (4 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10288

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints