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No. 54, Ôtsu: View of Lake and Town of Ôtsu from Kannon Hall of Mii Temple (Ôtsu, Miidera Kannondô yori Ôtsu no machi kosui chôbô), from the series Famous Sights of the Fifty-three Stations (Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue), a.k.a. the Vertical Tôkaidô

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MFA impressions: 11.16809, 11.30304, 21.5292

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 8 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

November 1912, 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, 1855 (Ansei 2), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #24.54

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 23.4 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5292

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints