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Okitsu, No. 18 from the series The Tôkaidô Road--The Fifty-three Stations (The Reisho Tôkaidô)

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Okitsu, No. 18 from the series The Tôkaidô Road--The Fifty-three Stations (The Reisho Tôkaidô), 1851, color woodblock print on paper; yoko ōban nishiki-e, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.490

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Title

Okitsu, No. 18 from the series The Tôkaidô Road--The Fifty-three Stations (The Reisho Tôkaidô)

Related Titles

alternate series title: The Reisho Tôkaidô

catalog entry: Okitsu, No. 18 from the series Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi (The Tôkaidô Road--The Fifty-three Stations [The Reisho Tôkaidô])

original language: 東海道 十八 五十三次 興津

series (translated): Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô

series (transliterated): Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi

Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)

Date

1851

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; yoko ōban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image/sheet: 8 5/16 in x 13 7/16 in (margins trimmed off)

Inscriptions & Markings

censor's mark: Watanabe 渡邊 (Watanabe), printed in black ink within circular cartouche, upper right, below censor's seal for Mera Language: Japanese Description: nanushi seal of the censor Watanabe

censor's mark: Mera 米良 (Mera), printed in black ink within circular cartouche, upper right, immediately below series title cartouche Language: Japanese Description: nanushi seal of the censor Mera

artist's seal: Hiro ヒロ (Hiro), printed in red ink, upper left Language: Japanese Description: stylized seal in diagonal shape

inscription: Kiyomigaseki Kiyomidera 清見がせき ・ 清見寺 (Kiyomi Barrier, Kiyomi Temple), printed in black ink, left edge of print, center, within the block Language: Japanese Description: 'Kiyomigaseki' is printed in a vertical rectangular cartouche, on yellow ground; 'Kiyomidera' in printed in a vertical rectangular cartouche, on red ground

signature: Hiroshige ga 廣重画 (picture by Hiroshige), printed in black ink, upper left, within the block Language: Japanese Description: no cartouche

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.490

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

woodcuts

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