Suwa Bluff, Nippori (Nippori Suwanodai), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 日暮里諏訪の台」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.81, pls. 289, 290; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #15; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.80

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.4 x 23.3 cm (13 15/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9447

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 015 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16688, 11.35843, 11.36876.14, 21.9447
春の部。諏訪神社は元享2年(1322)の建立とされ、花見の人々で賑わう境内が描かれる。この諏訪の台からは東北方面が見渡せ、画面右下には新堀(にっぽり)村(後の日暮里)の家々の屋根が連なる。右遠方の山は筑波山。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰五
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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