Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Asuka Hill (Asukayama hanazakari), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 あすかやま花盛」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Nunokichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #70.2, pls. 643-644; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #68.02; Matsuki 1939, #74

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 20.3 x 32.7 cm (8 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1060

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1060, 21.9783

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection