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)


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; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.9

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

The right edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Source unidentified