Kiyomizu Hall and Shinobazu Pond at Ueno (Ueno Kiyomizudô Shinobazu no ike), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 上野清水堂不忍ノ池」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.015, pl. 149; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.013

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.7 cm (14 11/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10407

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 011 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.26340, 11.36876.10, 21.10407, RES.48.30
春の部。京都の清水寺に模された清水堂(きよみずどう)から不忍池を見渡す。満開の桜の花が美しい。画面左の、円を描く枝振りが満月のような通称「月の松」は、本シリーズ「上野山内月のまつ」にも再び描かれている。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰四
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, 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