Hilltop View, Yushima Tenjin Shrine (Yushima Tenjin sakaue tenbô), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 湯しま天神坂上眺望」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.113, pls. 357, 358; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #117; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.112

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 24.5 cm (14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9514

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 117 (winter section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16685, 11.36876.74, 11.45673, 21.9514, 21.9515

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰四
彫師:なし

Provenance

January 1914, 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