Benten Shrine at Susaki (Susaki Benten hokora), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

江戸名所張交図会 「洲崎弁天祠」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #11.3, pls. 110 (uncut sheet, full color, pink background), 111 (uncut sheet, blue); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.03; Matsuki 1939, #589 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 15.7 x 17.6 cm (6 3/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8852

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of four pictures showing Susaki (TR), Ochanomizu (BR), Shiba Shinmei (BC), Atagoyama (L)

MFA impressions: 21.8851 (Susaki, blue), 21.8852 (Susaki, color), RES.54.9 (intact sheet)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection