Drawing for: No. 52, Ishibe: Travelers Staying at the Inn While It Snows (Ryokyaku setchû tairyû), from the series Fifty-three Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan zue)

「東海道五十三図絵 五十二 石部 旅客雪中滞留」 (下絵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1849–53 (Kaei 2–6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #135 (this drawing); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #42.52

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.499

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, with slight color

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich