Kanda Myôjin Shrine (Kanda Myôjin), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 神田明神」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.6, pls. 510-511; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #64.03; Matsuki 1939, #39

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 36.8 cm (9 3/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9884

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.781, 11.24925 (second edition), 11.39260, 20.70, 21.9884, 21.9885

There are two editions of this series, a first edition from the 1830s and a reprint edition with censorship seals of the 1840s.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1916, 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