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Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Asuka Hill (Asukayama manka no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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MFA impressions: 11.17239, 21.9849

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: Tanaka

Provenance

May 1915, purchased 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, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pls. 682-3; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #72.02; Matsuki 1939, #107

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 36.3 cm (9 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9849

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints