View of Kanaya (<i>Kanaya no zu</i>: 金谷之図) from the chuban series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road (<i>Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi</i>: 東海道五十三次之内)
View of Kanaya (<i>Kanaya no zu</i>: 金谷之図) from the chuban series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road (<i>Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi</i>: 東海道五十三次之内)

View of Kanaya (Kanaya no zu: 金谷之図) from the chuban series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road (Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi no uchi: 東海道五十三次之内)

Print


ca 1838

Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga (五渡亭国貞画)
Publisher: Sanoya Kihei
Censor's seal: kiwame
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - published by Moriya Jihei
National Diet Library - published by both Moriya Jihei and Sanoya Kihei
Spencer Museum of Art - published by Moriya Jihei
Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Hiroshige's 'Kanaya: The Far Bank of the Ōi River' (金谷 大井川遠岸)
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art - they date their copy to 1836

This is print 25 in the series. This print is very close to the Hiroshige version. The woman is holding a shamisen. The black box seen in the lower right is the carrying case for this instrument.


Sanoya Kihei (佐野屋喜兵衛) (publisher)
landscape prints (sansui ga - 山水画) (author)