Theaters in Nichômachi (Nichômachi shibai no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 二丁町芝居ノ図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.24, pl. 498; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.17; Matsuki 1939, #12

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 33.9 cm (8 11/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.909

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.909, 11.2135, 11.17228, 11.26203, 20.71, 21.9877

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