Cherry-blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill (Asukayama hanami no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo, Newly Selected (Shinsen Edo meisho)

「新撰江戸名所 飛鳥山花見之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #66.2, pl. 629; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #43.02; Tanba 1965, #239

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 35 cm (8 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.738

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.738, 21.9976

Signed

Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga

一立斎広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection