Silk-goods Lane, Ôdenma-chô (Ôdenma-chô gofukudana), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 大伝馬町ごふく店」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.25, pls. 168, 169; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #74; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.20

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.4 x 24.3 cm (13 15/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9477

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 074 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16737, 11.35826, 21.9477
秋の部。大伝馬町三丁目の呉服商大丸屋(下村氏)を描く。看板にあるように、越後屋同様現金掛け値なしの商法を実践した。衣冠束帯(いかんそくたい)の棟梁を先頭に店前を通る一行は、建物の上棟式を終えた大工達であろう。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午七
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 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