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

「江戸名所 浅草東御門跡」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #84.4, pl. 865; Chiba City Mus., Ukiyo-e ni egakareta kodomotachi (2014), #46; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.04

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 37.3 cm (9 9/16 x 14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9996

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 11
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅十一
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