Kumano Jûnisha Shrine, Tsunohazu, Popularly Known as "Jûnisô" (Tsunohazu Kumano Jûnisha zokushô Jûnisô), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 角筈熊野十二社(つのはず くまのじゅうにしゃ) 俗称十二そう」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.74, pls. 271-274; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #50; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.73

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.9 x 24.1 cm (14 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9475

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 050 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16680, 11.35820, 11.36876.35, 11.45637, 21.9475
夏の部。青梅街道と甲州街道に挟まれた角筈(つのはず)村の熊野十二所権現社を描く。中央の弁天池や桜、紅葉が人気を呼び、社の北東の滝は納涼の人でにぎわった。厄除けに霊験があるといい、俗称の十二相から役者の祈願も多かった。十二そうは、十二双、十二叢、十二社とも記した。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰七
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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