Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Asuka Hill (Asukayama manka no zu), from the harimaze series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 飛鳥山満花之図」 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #49.2; Tanba 1965, #462 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #576 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 36.5 x 8.2 cm (14 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7098

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series of five sheets with three small designs each, for a total of fifteen views. On this sheet: 21.7096 (Asukayama), 21.8836 (Shiba Zôjô-ji), 21.8837 (Sumidagawa).

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

February 1916, 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