Dôkan Hill (Dôkan-yama), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 道鑑山」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #60-?

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.1 x 37.2 cm (9 7/8 x 14 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

00.1217

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1217, 21.9771

From a series in which several other designs are reprints, with altered titles, from the series originally called Edo meisho no uchi, published around 1832-34.

Signed

Unsigned

無款

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Ox 6
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松、丑六
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock