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Kinryûzan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan no zu), from the harimaze series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho), here called Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

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From a series of five sheets with three small designs each, for a total of fifteen views. On this sheet: 21.7096 (Asakusa Kinryûzan), 21.8831 (Ryôgoku), 21.8832 (Goten-yama).


Hiroshige ga 広重画


February 1916, 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, about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #49.5; Tanba 1965, #465 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #572 (uncut sheet)


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 38.3 x 8.6 cm (15 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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