Spring View at the Foot of Asuka Hill (Asukayama shita haru no kei), from the series Famous Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 飛鳥山下春之景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1837–38 (Tenpô 8–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #103.3, pl. 1030; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, chûtanzaku #04.03

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.2 x 12.4 cm (14 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7082

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

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection