Benten Shrine at Susaki (Susaki Benten hokora), Ochanomizu, Festival of the Shiba Shinmei Shrine (Shiba Shinmei matsuri), Messenger of Bishamon at Mount Atago (Atagoyama Bishamon no tsukai), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo mei

「江戸名所張交図会」「洲崎弁天祠」「御茶之水」「芝神明祭」「愛宕山毘沙門使」

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) and 111 (uncut sheet, blue); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.03; Matsuki 1939, #589

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.5 x 24.6 cm (14 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳七
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24