Benten Shrine at ShInobazu in Ueno (Ueno Shinobazu ike Benten no yashiro), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 上野不忍池弁天ノ社」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #84.6, pl. 867; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.7 x 36.2 cm (9 5/16 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9989

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9989, RES.21.394

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、丑八
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 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