Theater in Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi shibai), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 猿若町芝居」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.8, pl. 513; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #63.06; Matsuki 1939, #56

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.1 x 35.8 cm (9 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9890

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

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、渡辺
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