Panoramic View from Asuka Hill (Asukayama chôbô), from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

江戸名所張交図会 「飛鳥山眺望」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #11.2, pls. 108 (uncut, color, gray background) and 109 (uncut, color, blue background; blue version not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.02; Matsuki 1939, #587 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 14.7 x 25.7 cm (5 13/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8855

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of three pictures showing Asukayama (T), Saruwaka-machi (BR), Koganei (BL).

MFA impressions: 21.8850 (Asuklayama, blue), 21.8855 (Asukayama, color), 21.8856 (Saruwaka-machi), RES.54.10 (uncut sheet)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection