The British Legation at Takanawa (Takanawa Igirisu-kan), from the series Famous Places in Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho zue)

「東京名勝図会 高輪 英吉利官」

Japanese
Meiji era
1868 (Keiô 4/Meiji 1), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894), Publisher Hiranoya Shinzô (Aikindô)


Catalogue Raisonné

Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #1; Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 2 (1935), p. 106

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2000.382

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.45391.29, 2000.382

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Dragon 11 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:辰十一改
彫師:なし

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection