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

「東都名所 飛鳥山満花」

Japanese
Edo period
1839-1842
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #108.2, pl. 1081; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #05.02; Matsuki 1939, #638

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.1 x 11.1 cm (13 1/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7061

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.26210 (Kawaguchiya), 21.7061 (no publisher’s mark)

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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