Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige

1797-1858

Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido: No. 33, Futakawa; Post House at Monkey Plain, Famous Oak-Leaf Dumplings
(Tokaido Gojusan Tsuji no Uchi: Sanjusan, Futakawa, Saru-ga-baba tateba, meibutsu kashiwa mochi)

titled within the red cartouche at upper right, Tokaido sanjusan, and to the left, gojusan tsugi no uchi; Futakawa, the red cartouche below inscribed, saru ga baba tateba, and at the far left meibutsu kashiwa mochi, signed at upper left Hiroshige ga, with censor's seals, Mera (Mera Taichiro), Murata (Murata Heiemon), published by Tsutaya Kichizo (Koeido), ca. 1850-51

chuban yoko-e 7 1/4 by 9 7/8 in., 18.4 by 25.1 cm

References:
Muneshige Narazaki, A Master of Landscape Woodblock Prints: Hiroshige, 1991, pp. 88-89 (similarly titled prints of different editions)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (collections.mfa.org), accession no. 11.22589-90
(inv. no. 10-5172)

price:$ 450

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