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; 21.8 x 33.7 cm (8 9/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9883

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 in right magin, cut off and mounted separately; publisher’s mark (Sanoki) cut off.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

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