Pine of Success and Oumayagashi, Asakusa River (Asakusagawa Shubi no matsu Oumayagashi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 浅草川首尾の松御厩河岸(おんまやがし)」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.5, pls. 128, 129; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #61; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.2 x 23.5 cm (13 7/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9467

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 061 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.17028, 11.17029, 11.36876.40, 11.45666, 21.9467, 34.294, 1970.31
夏の部。浅草の辺りを流れる隅田川を別に浅草川ともいった。両国橋上手西岸には幕府米蔵の船入堀(ふないりぼり)が並び、その埠頭(ふとう)にあったのが通称首尾の松で、吉原通いの舟の目標となった。空には星がまたたいている。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰八
彫師:なし

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection