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No. 11: Kameyama, Seki, Sakanoshita, Tsuchiyama, Minakuchi, from the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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MFA impressions: 11.17214 (uncut sheet, Ibaya edition), 21.8743, 21.8744 (both Kameyama), 21.8745 (Sakanoshita), RES.49.13 (uncut sheet, reprint edition with no publisher's mark)

Signed

Hiroshige (on Seki picture)

Marks

Artist's seal: nine petals

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.11

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 36.2 x 25.4 cm (14 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

11.17214

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints