Higashi Hongan-ji Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Gomonzeki), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 浅草御門跡」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.2, pl. 504; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #63.02; Matsuki 1939, #51

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 37.7 cm (10 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.48.1

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.2589, 21.9891, RES.48.1

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark

改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot