New Fuji, Meguro (Meguro Shin-Fuji), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 目黒新冨士」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.105, pls. 341, 342; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #24; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, ôban #62.104

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.3 x 24.2 cm (13 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9452

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 024 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16745, 11.36876.17, 21.9452
春の部。書物奉行で北蝦夷や千島列島を探査した探検家の近藤重蔵(こんどうじゅうぞう)が文政2年(1819)屋敷の内に造った富士塚を、既にあった目黒の富士塚(025)と区別して新富士と呼んだ。右遠方に実際の富士山が山頂を見せている。現在の中目黒2丁目付近。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳四
彫師:なし

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