Asakusa, from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 浅草」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Shigemaru (Japanese, active 1848–1853)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 34.3 cm (9 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.10178

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From the same series as 21.10177 and so presumably by the same artist. Publisher: Either Maruya Seijirô or Shimizuya Tsunejirô.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺、子七
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1917, 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