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 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #94.2, pl. 997; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #1.01; Matsuki 1939, #358

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 18.9 x 32.3 cm (7 7/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10074

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

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from 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