Higashi Hongan-ji Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Higashi Hongan-ji no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 浅草東本願寺の図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #60.1, pl. 696; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #14.01; Matsuki 1939, #182

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.9 x 35.9 cm (9 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10031

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.10031, 54.421

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、吉村
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