Kinryûzan Temple in Asakusa: The Story of the Kannon Image (Asakusa Kinryûzan, Kanzeon yurai), from the series A Compendium of Historical Sites in the Eastern Capital (Tôto kyûseki zukushi)

「東都旧跡尽 浅草金竜山 観世音由来」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #5.01, pl. 19; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #47.02

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.5 x 22.4 cm (13 9/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.636

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Tanaka Heishirô
No blockcutter's mark
改印:田中
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Marjorie K. Hussey