Kusatsu, from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 草津」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.53

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.2 x 34.5 cm (8 3/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9370

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 53 in the series.

MFA impressions:
Publisher’s mark in black, no censor’s seal: 06.1842
No publisher’s mark, no censor’s seal: 06.1401, 11.39981, 21.9370

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection