Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill (Asukayama hanami), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 飛鳥山花見」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, chûtanzaku #01.02; Matsuki 1939, #633

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.7 x 12.4 cm (14 7/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7041

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺、子三
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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