The Legend of the Stone Pillow of Ubagaike Pond at Asakusa (Asakusa Ubagaike no ishimakura no yûrai), from the series A Compendium of Historical Sites in Edo (Edo kyûseki zukushi)

「江戸旧跡尽 浅草姥が池石枕の由来」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Ibaya Kyûbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Faulkner, Hiroshige Fan Prints (2001), pl. 110; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 231, fan prints #5.1

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22 x 29.3 cm (8 11/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10103

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

February 1916, 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