This impression is the second edition, with the title Hongô only; the first edition is entitled Comic Poetry Match (Kyôku awase), with poetry.
Ôju Hiroshige ga 応需 広重画
Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極
Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period,
- Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I, Japanese, 1797–1858
- Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô), Japanese
- Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô), Japanese
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #34; Matsuki, Hiroshige Edo fûkei hangashû (1939), #265
Horizontal ôban; 22.5 x 35 cm (8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper