Kinryûzan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 浅草金龍山」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #71.1, pls. 670-671; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #70.01; Matsuki 1939, #84

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 38 cm (9 11/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9824

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.2585, 21.9824

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印: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