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Odawara: The Sakawa River (Odawara, Sakawagawa), second (?) state, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

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No. 10 in the series, second (?) state, with five figures on the near bank and rounded mountains. MFA impressions of the Odawara design: First (?) state (two figures on near bank, Strange #10): 06.1495, 11.17260, 11.23085, 11.26104, 11.30190, 21.5012, 2009.2411.10 Second (?) state (five figures...

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Hiroshige ga 広重画


November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot #99); 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 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.10


Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 36.7 cm (9 9/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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