Dawn at Kanda Myôjin Shrine (Kanda Myôjin akebono no kei), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 神田明神曙之景」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.38, pls. 195, 196; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #10; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.36

Dimensions

Vertical oban; 36.5 x 25 cm (14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1418

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 010 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.872, 11.36876.9, 11.45675, 52.1418

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳九
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden