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Kyoto: Enjoying the Cool of Evening on the Riverbed at Shijô (Kyô Shijô-gawara yûsuzumi), cut from sheet 14 of the series Cutouts for the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi harimaze), also called Cutout Pictures of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô harimaze zue)

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From a sheet of three pictures showing Kusatsu, Ôtsu, and Kyoto stations. MFA impressions: 21.8724 (Kyoto), 11.38694 (Kusatsu)

Signed

Hiroshige

Marks

Artist's seal: Ryûsai

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #23.14

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18.8 x 18.8 cm (7 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8724

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints