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View of Shinbashi (Shinbashi no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

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MFA impressions: 11.24915, 21.8912, 21.8913 There appear to be at least two, perhaps three, different series with the same title and publisher and very similar formats.

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai 改印: 極

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, about 1844 (Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), #33; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #12.2; Tanba 1965, #217; Matsuki 1939, #143

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 35.8 cm (9 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8913

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints