New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Ôji (Ôji Shôzoku enoki Ômisoka no kitsunebi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 王子装束ゑの木大晦日の狐火」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.22, pls. 162-164; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #118; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.25

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.5 cm (14 11/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2212

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 118 (winter section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1259, 11.2212, 11.36876.75, 11.45639, 21.9516, 21.9517, 46.1403
Meiji reproduction: RES.52.90

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳九
彫師:なし

Provenance

October 16, 1911, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection