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Mount Atago, Shiba (Shiba Atagoyama), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 021 (spring section) on the title page for the series. The inscription above the artist's signature reads "Third day of the first month, the messenger of Bishamon." MFA impressions: 11.16691, 11.35846, 11.45672, 11.36876.16, 21.10412

Signed

Hiroshige ga 正月三日毘沙門使 広重画

Marks

画家の印章: なし 版元: 魚屋栄吉 改印: 改・巳八

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 427); 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, 1857 (Ansei 4), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.052, pls. 224, 225; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.051

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24 cm (14 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10412

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints