Kinryûzan Temple in Asakusa (Asakusa Kinryûzan), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 浅草金龍山」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #79.2, pl. 808 (with rain); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.02; Matsuki 1939, #198

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 36.4 cm (9 1/8 x 14 1/3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.119

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9934 (with rain), RES.54.119 (without rain)

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

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