No. 53 - Kusatsu: Yabase Crossing and View of Lake Biwa (Kusatsu, Yabase no watashiguchi, Biwa-ko fûkei), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Reisho Tôkaidô

「東海道 五十三 五十三次 草津 矢ばせの渡口 琵琶湖風景」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #53.53

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.2 x 35.9 cm (9 1/2 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5153

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1651, 21.5153

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1912, 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