Snow at Zôjô-ji Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zôjôji 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), Publisher Nunokichi (Japanese)


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; 21.6 x 34 cm (8 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9787

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

Provenance

May 1915, 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