Evening Cherry Blossoms at Goten-yama (Goten-yama no yûzakura), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 御殿山之夕桜」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #46.1, pl. 440; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #61.1; Tanba 1965, #23; Matsuki 1939, #5

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.2 x 34.3 cm (8 3/8 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5239

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5239, 21.5250

Signed

Ichiyûsai Hiroshige ga
一幽斎広重画

Provenance

September 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection