Benten Hill at Kinryûzan Temple in Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan Bentenyama no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)
about 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
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
Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 37.3 cm (9 5/8 x 14 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No publisher’s mark on this impression; series published by Maruya Jinpachi.
No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection