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Asakusa River and Distant View of Kinryûzan Temple (Asakusagawa Kinryûzan enbô), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 3

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1852 (Kaei 5), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, chûtanzaku #01.01; Forrer 1997, #12; Matsuki 1939, #632

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.2 x 12.9 cm (14 5/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7042

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints