The Lonely House at Asajigahara: The Story of the Stone Pillow (Asajigahara hitotsuya, ishi no makura no yurai), from the series A Compendium of Historical Sites in the Eastern Capital (Tôto kyûseki zukushi)

「東都旧跡尽 浅茅ヶ原一ツ家 石の枕の由来」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #5.02, pl. 20; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #47.03

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34 x 21.8 cm (13 3/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.91

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Tanaka Heishirô
No blockcutter's mark
改印:田中
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift