Asakusa, from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)
1852 (Kaei 5), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Shigemaru (Japanese, active 1848–1853)
Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 34.3 cm (9 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From the same series as 21.10177 and so presumably by the same artist. Publisher: Either Maruya Seijirô or Shimizuya Tsunejirô.
Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 7
No blockcutter's mark
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection