Suijin Shrine and Massaki on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa Suijin no mori Massaki), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 隅田川水神の森真崎」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.59, pls. 238, 239; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #35; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.58

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34 x 22.3 cm (13 3/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9456

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 035 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.36876.26, 11.45667, 21.9456, 21.9457
春の部。真崎(まっさき)と水神の森を隅田川対岸の向島より見る。正面には筑波山を望む。画面下の道は橋場の渡しに通じ、水神の森(祭神は船魂神(ふなたまのかみ))は船頭達の信仰を集めた。桜の名所としても名高い。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Dragon 8; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(改、辰八)
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1912, 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