Plum Garden at Kamata (Kamata no umezono), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 蒲田の梅園」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #116; Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.33, pls. 184, 185; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #27; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.31

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.7 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1420

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 027 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16751, 11.45659, 21.9453, 21.9454, 52.1420

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Snake 2; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(改、巳二)
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden