Azuma Wood (Azuma no mori), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 吾妻之森」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.3, pls. 764-765; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.01; Matsuki 1939, #50

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.6 x 36.2 cm (9 5/16 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9909

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

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection