Travellers on the Tôkaidô Road

東海道道中

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1728 (and perhaps 1726?)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 26 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5953

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly the right sheet of an incomplete triptych.

Signed

Shunchô ga
春潮画

Markings

Artist's seal: Chûrin

Provenance

April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Kirby; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection