Bingo Province: Abuto, Kannon Temple (Bingo, Abuto, Kannondô), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 備後 阿武門 観音堂」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.53

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.823.48

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 49 (Sanyôdô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.48, 11.17088, *11.36937 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.36938

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection