Aoi Slope, Outside Toranomon Gate (Toranomon-soto Aoizaka), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 虎の門外あふひ坂」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.78, pls. 283, 284; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #113; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.77

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.3 x 23.6 cm (13 7/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10444

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 113 (winter section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16681, 11.26343, 11.45671, 21.10444

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 11
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳十一
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 394); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection