Fujieda, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō

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Fujieda, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō

 

 

Name:
Andō, Hiroshige, 1797-1858 (Artist), Maruya Seijirō (Publisher)
Title:
Fujieda, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō
Other Titles:
Fujieda 藤枝, from the series Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi 東海道五十三次
Abstract:
The twenty-third station of the Tōkaidō, Fujieda is depicted on a rainy day. Hiroshige shows hurried travelers bending against the sudden shower and, in the background, the Tanaka castle, framed by pine tree branches.
Format:
prints
Genre:
Landscapes (representations)
Place of Origin:
Edo (Tokyo), Japan
Date:
ca. 1847-1852
Physical Description:
1 print ; image 8 1/2 x 13 5/8 in. (21.5 x 34.6 cm), sheet 9 5/8 x 14 5/8 (24.4 x 37.1 cm)
Note (Period):
Edo period
Note (Medium/support):
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Note (Inscriptions/signatures):
Upper right: Tōkaidō nijūsan 東海道二十三. Outside right edge: Maruya Seijirō. Upper left: gojūsan tsugi 五十三次; Fujieda 藤枝. Lower left: Mera (censor seal); Watanabe (censor seal); Hiroshige-ga.
Note (Ownership):
The Stebbins Memorial Collection
Note:
Occasioned by Hiroshige's first journey along the Tōkaidō in the summer of 1832, this series is one of more than thirty series in which Hiroshige tackled the popular topic of the fifty-three stations of the well-known and well-traveled road that connected Edo and Kyoto.
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12004912
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ez82-8n65