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Sakanoshita: Famous Places, Throw-away-the-brush Mountain and the River of Eighty Rapids (Sakanoshita, meisho, Fudesuteyama, Yasose-gawa), cut from sheet 11 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of five pictures showing Kameyama, Seki, Sakanoshita, Tsuchiyama, and Minakuchi stations. 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

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 34.5 x 5.3 cm (13 9/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8745

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints