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Aoi Slope, Outside Toranomon Gate (Toranomon-soto Aoizaka), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 113 (winter section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.16681, 11.26343, 11.45671, 21.10444

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 394); 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, 1857 (Ansei 4), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.78, pls. 283, 284; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #113; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.77

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.3 x 23.6 cm (13 7/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10444

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints