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

「江都名所 飛鳥山花見」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #49.1, pl. 453; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #11.01; Tanba 1965, #192; Matsuki 1939, #130

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.2 x 37.5 cm (9 15/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8908

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.573, 11.2035, *11.17238 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.24918 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.30387, 20.42, 21.8908

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 453); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection