Star Lanterns at Hyakuninmachi in Aoyama in the Eastern Capital (Tôto Aoyama Hyakuninmachi hoshi tôrô), from the series One Hundred Famous Views in the Various Provinces (Shokoku meisho hyakkei)

「諸国名所百景 東都 青山 百人町 星燈籠」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Strange 1925, p. 192 (not listed?)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 23.4 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5126

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

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein