Akabane Bridge and Zôjô-ji Temple in Shiba (Shiba Akabane Zôjô-ji), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 芝赤羽根増上寺」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1837–38 (Tenpô 8–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #04.11; Matsuki 1939, #612

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.2 x 13 cm (15 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7081

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 15.163, 21.7081

No publisher’s mark on either MFA impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection