Cherry Blossoms at Asuka Hill (Asukayama no hana), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 飛鳥山の花」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), intercalary 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamashiroya Jinbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #80.3, pl. 830; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.03; Matsuki 1939, #214

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.4 x 34 cm (8 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9949

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Second edition, published by Yamashiroya Jinbei; the first edition was published by Aritaya Seiemon.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger intercalary 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅壬七
彫師:なし

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