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Totsuka: Motomachi Fork (Totsuka, Motomachi betsudô), 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. 6 in the series, first version; co-published by Hôeidô and Senkakudô. MFA impressions: First version, with man dismounting from horse: 06.1339, 11.2166, 11.23084, 11.38931, 11.38932, 11.41824, 21.5006, 2009.2411.6 Second version, with man mounting horse: 11.21128, 21.5007, 21.5008

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 34.8 cm (8 11/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2411.6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints