Precincts of the Shiba Shinmei Shrine (Shiba Shinmei keidai), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 芝神明境内」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.16, pl. 492; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.11; Tanba 1965, #189; Matsuki 1939, #30

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.9 x 36.4 cm (9 13/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9865

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1646, 11.26201, 11.39273, 20.67, 21.9865

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection