Snow at Zôjô-ji Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zôjô-ji setchû no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 芝増上寺雪中ノ図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #70.9, pls. 654 (snow), 655 (no snow); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #68.09; Tanba 1965, #204; Matsuki 1939, #75

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.7 x 35.1 cm (8 15/16 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.597

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
With snow, publisher Nunokichi: 21.9787
No snow, no publisher’s mark: 06.597, 21.9786, 52.1044

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection