No. 19, Karuizawa, from the series The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaidô Road (Kisokaidô rokujûkyû tsugi no uchi)

「木曾街道六拾九次之内 軽井沢」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal oban #33.19

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.1 x 34.3 cm (8 11/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5169

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.23122, 21.5169, 21.5170

The publisher’s mark beside the title is “Takenouchi,” but the lantern hanging from the horse’s pack says “Ise-Ri” (Iseya Rihei).

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, 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