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Yui: The Yui River (Yui, Yuigawa), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

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No. 17 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.829.17, 11.2049, 11.39940, 11.45686, 21.9125, RES.53.161

Inscription

ふみ込は草臥足も直るかや三里たけなる由井川の水 結城亭雛機

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chuban #24.17

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.4 x 21.5 cm (6 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9125

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints