Takata Riding Grounds (Takata no baba), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 高田の馬場」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.69, pls. 260, 261; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #115; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.68

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24.7 cm (14 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10447

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 115 (winter section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.638, 11.26341, 11.36876.72, 11.45638, 21.10447

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 1
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳正
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, 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