Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu no ike) [right] and the Sumida River (Sumidagawa) [left], from the series Famous Views of the Eastern Capital in a Fashionable New Form (Fûryû shinkei Tôto meisho)

「風流新形東都名所 不忍の池」 (右) 「風流新形東都名所 隅田川」 (左)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840 (Tenpô 11)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Murataya Ichigorô (Muraichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #104.5, pl. 1051 (left half only); RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #114 (right half only); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #06.03 (right) and #06.05 (left); Matsuki 1939, #617 (left)

Dimensions

Two chûtanzaku prints on uncut vertical ôban sheet; 36.1 x 25.4 cm (14 3/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.7863

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

June 3, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London (lot #295); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection