Mimeguri Embankment on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa Mimeguri tsutsumi), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 隅田三囲堤」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), intercalary 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamashiroya Jinbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #80.13, pl. 842; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.17

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.5 x 34.3 cm (8 7/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9950

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
First edition, published by Aritaya Seiemon: 21.9921, 21.9922
Second edition, published by Yamashiroya Jinbei: 21.9950

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger intercalary 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅壬七
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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