Kyoto: A Visitor from Yase (Keishi, Yase no marebito), cut from sheet 15 of the harimaze series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

東海道五十三次図会 十五 「京師 八瀬の希人」 (張交)

Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-16 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 17.7 x 16.2 cm (6 15/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



From a sheet of four pictures showing Ishibe (TL), Kusatsu (TR), Ôtsu (BR), and Kyoto (BL) stations.

MFA impressions: 21.8697 (Kusatsu), 21.8698 (Kyoto)


(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection