Suwa Bluff, Nippori (Nippori Suwanodai), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)
1856 (Ansei 3), 5th month
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
Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 24.5 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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
Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 5
No blockcutter's mark
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection