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Higashi Hongan-ji Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Gomonzeki), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Watanabe, Kinugasa

Provenance

May 1917, 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, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #63.02; Matsuki 1939, #51

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 36.7 cm (9 13/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9891

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints