Takanawa, from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)

江戸名所張交図会 「高輪」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 120 (uncut sheet, full color; blue version not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.10; Matsuki 1939, #582 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 20.4 x 12.1 cm (8 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8864

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of three pictures showing Takanawa (TR), Horikiri (TL), Nakasu (B).

MFA impressions: 21.8863 (Nakasu, blue), 21.8864 (Takanawa, blue), 21.8865 (Takanawa, color), 21.8875 (Horikiri, blue), RES.54.15 (uncut sheet)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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