Izumo Province: Taisha, Depiction of Hotohoto (Izumo, Taisha, Hotohoto no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 出雲 大社 ほとほとの図」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Sugawa Sennosuke (Hori Sennosuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.11

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.4 x 24 cm (13 15/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9530

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 42 (San’indô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.42, 06.1285, 11.16864, 11.26250, 21.9530

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Sennosuke
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:彫千之助

Provenance

January 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection