Benten Hill at Kinryûzan Temple in Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan Bentenyama no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)

「江戸名所之内 浅草金龍山弁天山之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #63.1, pls. 746-747; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #22.01; Matsuki 1939, #160

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 37.3 cm (9 5/8 x 14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10067

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No publisher’s mark on this impression; series published by Maruya Jinpachi.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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