The Spiral Hall at the Temple of the Five Hundred Arhats (Gohyaku rakan Sazaidô), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 五百羅漢さざゐ堂」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #60.5, pls. 701-702; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #14.05; Matsuki 1939, #180

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.9 x 37 cm (9 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10035

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1205, 06.1331, 21.10035, 54.416

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

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