The Benten Shrine at Shinobazu Pond (Shinobazu no ike Benten hokora), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

「江都名所 不忍之池弁天祠」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #58.5, pl. 468; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #11.07; Matsuki 1939, #142

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 36.9 cm (9 5/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8917

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.785, 21.8917, 2009.5007.9

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection