Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu ike), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 不忍池」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #58.5, pl. 468; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #68-??

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.6 x 34.2 cm (8 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2149

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.593, 11.2149

No publisher’s mark on this impression; series published by Sanoya Kihei.

Signed

Unsigned

無款

Provenance

October 16, 1911, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection