Kusatsu, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

東海道五十三次 「草津」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3.58

Dimensions

Horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 12.7 x 17.4 cm (5 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10289

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station 53, from the first edition, with kyôka poems.
MFA impressions: First edition, with kyôka poems: 21.10289
Later edition: 11.20377, 21.10339, 34.299

Signed

Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
画狂人北斎画

Provenance

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection