Asakusa in Snow (Asakusa no yuki), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 浅草の雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1850–52 (Kaei 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Iseya Sôemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 231, fan prints #8.1; Matsuki and Yamada, Ichiryûsai Hiroshige dansen-e (1924), #77

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 23.2 x 29.3 cm (9 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10109

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

May 1915, 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