Evening View of Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki yûkei), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 霞ヶ関夕景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Nunokichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #70.3, pls. 645-646; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #68.03; Matsuki 1939, #69

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 36.7 cm (9 9/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9780

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.589, 11.2084, 21.9780

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

May 1917, 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