Bashô's Hermitage and Camellia Hill on the Kanda Aqueduct at Sekiguchi (Sekiguchi jôsui-bata Bashôan Tsubakiyama), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 せき口上水端(じょうすいばた)はせを庵椿やま」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.62, pls. 244, 245; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #40; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.61

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24 cm (14 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9460

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 040 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16704, 21.9460
春の部。目白台近くを蛇行する神田上水を描く。右方は堰(せき)の修復工事に携わったとされることから、寛保3年(1743)の芭蕉の五十年忌に建てられた芭蕉庵。この辺りは椿の名所で椿山ともいい、近くの武家屋敷は椿山荘(ちんざんそう)と呼ばれた。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳四
彫師:なし

Provenance

July 1912, 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