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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

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No. 56 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.829.56, 11.39923, 11.45723, 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

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

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

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