The Gods Play Music to Lure the Imperial Brilliance [= the Sun Goddess] (Shojin gaku o kanete Kôki o sasou), No. 2 from the series Illustrated History of Japan (Honchô nenreki zue)

「本朝年暦図絵 二」 「諸神奏楽誘皇輝」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1849–50 (Kaei 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #81.2; other prints in the series: Tanba 1965, #s 443-4

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.5007.2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified