Furukawa River, Hiroo (Hiroo Furukawa), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 広尾ふる川」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.90, pl. 309, 310; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.089

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24.7 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9451

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 022 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 00.1191, 11.17021, 11.26342, 11.35845, 21.9451
春の部。古川は上流では渋谷川、下流は赤羽川、新堀川、金杉(かなすぎ)川と名をかえ江戸湾に注ぐ。広尾の原には将軍の鷹狩場があったが、後には草花や虫聞(むしきき)を楽しむ人が訪れ、よしず掛けの簡易な茶屋が点在した。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰七
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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