The Gion Shrine in Snow (Gion-sha setchû), from the series Famous Views of Kyoto (Kyôto meisho no uchi)

「京都名所之内 祇園社雪中」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834 (Tenpô 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #35.02

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.8 x 35 cm (8 9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8195

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 20.778, 21.8194, 21.8195

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in right margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

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