The Front Entrance of the Tsukiji Hotel in Tokyo (Tôkyô Tsukiji Hoterukan omotegake no zu)

「東京築地ホテル館表掛之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1869 (Meiji 2), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894), Publisher Wakasaya Jingorô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Mus., Dai Ukiyo-e ten (2014), #413; Morse, ed., Reinventing Tokyo (2012), #9; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.4 x 73.5 cm (14 5/16 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.383a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.383a-c, RES.91.396a-c

Signed

Ôju Hiroshige hitsu (on right sheet); Ichiryûsai Hiroshige hitsu (on left sheet)

応需広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Snake 12 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:巳十二改
彫師:なし

Provenance

Previous to 2000, purchased by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection