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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)

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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

Marks

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

Japanese, Edo period, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints