No. 68 (sic; actually 69), the Crossroad at Kusatsu (Kusatsu oiwake), from the series The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaidô Road (Kisokaidô rokujûkyû tsugi no uchi)

「木曾街道六拾九次之内 草津追分」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #33.69

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 36.8 cm (9 13/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5221

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.23149, 11.39296, 21.5221

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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