Evening View of Takanawa (Takanawa yûkei), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #97.7, pl. 965 (as aiban)
Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 37.1 cm (9 3/4 x 14 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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.
No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection