The Three Theaters in Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi Sanza), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 猿若街三座」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #84.19, pl. 885; Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-10; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.18

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 36.5 cm (9 1/4 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10001

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: Horse 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午三
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