Takadanobaba, from the series Views of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meishô zue)

「江戸名所図絵 高田馬場」

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 24.8 cm (14 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1187

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 9 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Chô
改印:戌九改
彫師:ホリ長

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock