Evening View of Takanawa (Takanawa no yûkei), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 高輪之夕景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.21, pl. 495; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.14; Tanba 1965, #187; Matsuki 1939, #19

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.4 x 34.4 cm (8 13/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9871

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2070, 11.26198, 11.26199, 11.39269, 20.68, 21.9871

Title, censor’s seal, and publisher’s mark in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

May 1915, 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