Descending Geese at Asuka Hill (Asukayama rakugan), from the series Twelve Views of Edo (Edo jûni kei)

「江戸十二景 飛鳥山落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #, pl. 1303; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 235, horizontal yotsugiri #02.02; Matsuki 1939, #547

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.2 x 16.7 cm (4 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9070

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Censors' seals: (None on this image; others in series have Mera, Murata)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(米良、村田)
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, acquired 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