Tajima Province: Iwai Valley, Kannon Cave (Tajima, Iwaidani, Iwayakannon), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 但馬 岩井谷 窟観音」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.39

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.823.40

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 39 (San’indô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.40, 11.16985, *11.36881 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.36889

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Ox 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、丑十二
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection