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

「東都名所 高輪夕景」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #97.7, pl. 965 (as aiban)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 37.1 cm (9 3/4 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9835

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 20.38, 21.9835, RES.37.9

Publisher’s mark in lanterns. All three MFA impressions lack the censor’s seal seen on the impression illustrated in Sakai.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:なし
彫師:なし

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