Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka HIll (Asukayama hanami no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)

「江戸名所之内 飛鳥山花見之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #63.2, pls. 748-749; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #22.02; Tanba 1965, #252; Matsuki 1939, #161

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 37 cm (9 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10066

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Sakai illustrates an earlier edition, dated around 1839-42, and this second edition, dated by the censor’s seal to 1843-47.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Tanaka
No blockcutter'a mark
改印:田中
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1917, 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