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

「東都名所 飛鳥山花見」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #68.1, pls. 609-610; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #62.01; Matsuki 1939, #65

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 38.2 cm (9 7/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9841

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9841, 21.9842, 21.9843

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