Kasumigaseki, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 嘉寿見が関」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.5, pl. 767; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.05; Matsuki 1939, #38

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 37.6 cm (9 3/8 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9906

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰九
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