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The Cave at Enoshima in Sagami Province (Sôshû Enoshima iwaya no zu), from the series Famous Places in Our Country (Honchô meisho)

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One of three designs thought to be the earliest in the series, designed several years before the others. MFA impressions: 20.54, 21.8922

Signed

Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga 一立斎広重画

Provenance

1920, gift of Henry Adams (b. 1838 - d. 1919) to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of Adams Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1832 (Tenpô 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #108; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #82.11

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 37.2 cm (9 9/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.54

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints