Inside Akiba Shrine, Ukeji (Ukeji Akiba no keidai), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 請地(うけじ)秋葉の境内」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.18, pls. 153, 154; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #91; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.16

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.6 x 24.2 cm (14 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9487

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 091 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.871, 11.26347, 21.9487, 21.9488, 21.9489, 21.9490, 21.9491, 21.9492, 21.9493, 21.9494, 21.9495
秋の部。向島請地村(むこうじま うけじむら)の秋葉大権現社は火伏せの神で、毎年11月28日の祭礼には多くの人で賑わった。広大な庭園があり、図に描かれる秋の紅葉のほか、春の梅、夏の杜若(かきつばた)等を愛でる人も訪れ、門前には多くの有名料亭が軒をつらねた。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳八
彫師:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection