Mimeguri, from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

江戸名所張交図会 「三囲」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #11.1, pls. 106 (uncut sheet, full color) and 107 (uncut sheet, blue); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.01; Tanba 1965, #107 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #584 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 10.3 x 14.9 cm (4 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8868

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of five pictures showing Asakusa (TR), Sumidagawa (BR), Mukôjima (BL), Mimeguri (TL), Kaminarimon (C).

MFA impressions: 21.8868 (Mimeguri, blue), 21.8869 (Mimeguri, color), 21.8870 (Asakusa, blue), 21.8871 (Asakusa, color), 21.8877 (Mukôjima), 21.8878 (Sumidagawa), RES.54.13 (uncut sheet)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

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