Kinryûzan Temple, Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 浅草金龍山」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.6, pls. 130, 131, 132; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #99; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 23.9 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9501

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 099 (winter section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.639, 11.16695, 21.9501

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰七
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1912, 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