Kinokuni Hill and Distant View of Akasaka Tameike (Kinokunizaka Akasaka Tameike enkei), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 紀の国坂赤坂溜池遠景」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.39, pls. 197, 198; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #85; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.37

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 23.3 cm (14 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10434

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 085 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16703, 11.36876.58, 21.10434

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳九
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 415); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection