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

「東都名所 飛鳥山満花之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #72.2, pls. 682-683; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #72.02; Matsuki 1939, #107

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.4 x 36.3 cm (9 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9849

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17239, 21.9849

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Tanaka
No blockcutter's mark
改印:田中
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