Kyoto: The Imperial Palace (Kyô Dairi), from the series The Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô)

「東海道 京大内」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 21.9 x 16.2 cm (8 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.191.46

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 56 in the series.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 8 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:亥八改
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2010)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24