Kyoto: The Imperial Palace (Kyô, Dairi), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

「東海道 大尾 京 内裏」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.56

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.5 x 21.7 cm (6 1/2 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3780

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 56 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.829.56, *11.39923 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.45723 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9164, 50.3780

Inscription

おもい立さい先よしといそ五十路こえてみやこをけふみつの空 紅翠亭都子

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1950, gift of Robert Treat Paine, Jr. (b. 1900- d. 1965), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine