Outside the Toranomon Gate (Toranomon soto no zu), from the series Fine Views of Edo (Kôto shôkei)

「江都勝景 虎之門外之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #8.4; Matsuki 1939, #145; Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Edo engei hana zukushi (2009), #32

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.3 x 37.7 cm (9 15/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8942

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8942, RES.49.173

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

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