Nishi Hongan-ji Temple at Tsukiji (Tsukiji Gomonzeki), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 築地御門跡」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.15, pl. 521; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #64.10; Matsuki 1939, #44

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 37.8 cm (9 5/8 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9894

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

There are two editions of this series, a first edition from the 1830s and a reprint edition with censorship seals of the 1840s.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1917, 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