The Most Famous View in Tokyo: Brick [Buildings] along the Ginza (Tôkyô dai-ichi meisho Ginza-dôri rengaseki no zu)

「東京第弌名所銀座通煉瓦石之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1874 (Meiji 7)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894), Publisher Gusokuya Kahei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, ed., Reinventing Tokyo (2012), #10; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #19

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 73.1 cm (14 9/16 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.388a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ôju Hiroshige hitsu

応需広重筆

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