Listening to Crickets at Dôkan Hill (Dôkan-yama mushi-kiki no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 道灌山虫聞之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.16, pl. 522; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #63.08; Tanba 1965, #39; Matsuki 1939, #34

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.3 x 32.8 cm (8 3/8 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.910

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.910, 11.17259, 21.9883, RES.54.186

Title, censor’s seal and publsher’s mark (Sanoki) in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection