Ômi Province: Lake Biwa, Ishiyama Temple (Ômi, Biwako, Ishiyamadera), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 近江 琵琶湖 石山寺」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.21

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.823.22

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 22 (Tôsandô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.22, 11.16879, 11.26235, *11.36879 (deaccessioned in 2012), 53.2913

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 7
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:米良、渡辺、丑七
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection