Kyoto: Heian, Coming and Going in the Capital (Kyô, Heian, Rakuchû orai), cut from sheet 12 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

東海道張交図絵 十二 「京 平安 洛中往来」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ibaya Senzaburô (Dansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #46.12; Tanba 1965, #472 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 23 x 13.6 cm (9 1/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8746

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of four pictures showing Ishibe, Kusatsu, Ôtsu, and Kyoto stations.
MFA impressions: 11.2095 (Ishibe), 11.17209 (uncut sheet), 21,8746 (Kyoto)

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Artist's seal: nine petals

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