Famous Places in Tokyo: The Garden of Yasukuni Shrine at the Top of Kudanzaka Slope (Tôkyô meisho Kudanzaka jô Yasukuni jinja niwa chû no kei)

「東京名所九段阪上靖国神社庭中之景」

Japanese
Meiji era
1882 (Meiji 15), February 13
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese), Blockcutter Asai Ginjirô (Hori Gin) (Japanese, 1844–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yasukuni Jinja Yûshûkan, Tôkyô meisho nishiki-e ten (1986), #22

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 75.1 cm (14 1/2 x 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.227a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ryûsai Hiroshige

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiro

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection