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

「東都名所 五百羅漢さゞゐ堂」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.13, pls. 488-489; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.08; Matsuki 1939, #25

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.7 x 34.8 cm (8 15/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.940

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.940, 11.2206, 11.17245, 11.39271, 20.74, 21.9869, 21.9870

Title, publisher’s mark and censor’s seal in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection