Plum Garden at Kameido (Kameido umeyashiki), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 亀戸梅屋舗」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), intercalary 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamashiroya Jinbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #80.6, pls. 834-835; Suzuki 1996, pl. 834 (Aritaya edition); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.07; Matsuki 1939, #204

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21 x 33.9 cm (8 1/4 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9951

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.608, 21.9951

Both MFA impressions are the second edition, published by Yamashiroya Jinbei; the first edition was published by Aritaya Seiemon.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger intercalary 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅壬七
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 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