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Benten Shrine at Shinobazu in Ueno (Ueno Shinobazu ike Benten no yashiro), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

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MFA impressions: 21.9989, RES.21.394

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 8

Provenance

Acquired 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, 1853 (Kaei 6), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 35.4 cm (9 11/16 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.21.394

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints