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 飛鳥山花盛」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #82.1, pl. 792; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #71.01

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.7 x 34.6 cm (9 5/16 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9821

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、村田
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