Kinryûzan Temple at Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan), The Sumida River (Sumidagawa), Flower Garden at Mukôjima (Mukôjima hanayashiki), Mimeguri, The Gate of the Thunder God (Kaminarimon), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho hari

「江戸名所張交図会」「浅草金竜山」「すみだ川」「向島花屋舗」「三囲」「雷門」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pls. 106 (uncut sheet, full color) and 107 (uncut sheet, blue); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.01; Tanba 1965, #107 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #584 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 35.6 x 24.7 cm (14 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.13

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Sheet of five pictures showing Asakusa (TR), Sumidagawa (BR), Mukôjima (BL), Mimeguri (TL), Kaminarimon (C).

MFA impressions: 21.8868 (Mimeguri, blue), 21.8869 (Mimeguri, color), 21.8870 (Asakusa, blue), 21.8871 (Asakusa, color), 21.8877 (Mukôjima), 21.8878 (Sumidagawa), RES.54.13 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Hiroshige (on Raimon)
広重

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳七
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24