Benkei Moat outside Sakurada (Soto Sakurada Benkeibori), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

東都名所 外桜田弁慶堀

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 773

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.1 x 33.5 cm (8 5/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1484

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Title, censor’s seal, and publisher’s mark (Sanoya Kihei) in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection