Opening of the Gate Building at Zôjô-ji Temple at Shiba (Shiba Zôjô-ji Sanmon-biraki), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 芝増上寺山門ひらき」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #97.5, pls. 962-963; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, horizontal aiban #08.05

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 23.5 x 35.4 cm (9 1/4 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9832

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Taka
No blockcutter's mark
改印:高
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