Lotus Pond at Shinobugaoka (Shinobugaoka hasuike no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 忍ヶ岡蓮池之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #46.2, pl. 441; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #61.02; Tanba 1965, #184; Matsuki 1939, #7

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.9 x 36.3 cm (9 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5249

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1513, 21.5249

Signed

Ichiyûsai Hiroshige ga
一幽斎広重画

Provenance

November 1912, 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