The Precincts of Myôhô-ji Temple in Horinouchi (Horinouchi Myôhô-ji keidai), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 堀之内妙法寺境内」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.13, pl. 777; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.13; Matsuki 1939, #33

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 37.3 cm (9 3/8 x 14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9900

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.563, 21.9900

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰九
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1917, 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